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Pirouetting DIABN

Posted by David Bradley on July 3rd, 2007

4-(diisopropylamino)benzonitrileIt seems to be no coincidence that tens of thousands of molecules line up to pirouette around a photochemical reaction centre, according to German researchers, given the superficial resemblance of the molecule, 4-(diisopropylamino)benzonitrile (DIABN), to a ballet dancer en pointe.

Pirouetting DIABN…