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Bones about skeletons

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  • Prof. Geoffrey A. Ozin

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    1. Materials Chemistry Research Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, 80 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1 (Canada)
    • Materials Chemistry Research Group, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, 80 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1 (Canada)
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Abstract

The final word (at least for the moment) on biomimetic inorganic chemistry is given to Geoffrey Ozin, who stresses the importance of the work of Harting, arguing that Harting's original idea of assembling inorganic precursors in the presence of organics is still the common thread that runs through all modern syntheses of inorganic materials inspired by biological construction principles.

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