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On the Polymorphism of Aspirin

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  • We acknowledge financial support from the DST and the DAAD in the form of a joint Indo-German research project.

Abstract

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More headaches with aspirin: No new polymorph? Reduction and re-indexing of X-ray data collected on a crystal of the well-known form I of aspirin in a unit cell recently reported for the new form II results in a data set from which this so-called new form can be obtained and even refined isotropically! Form II, if it exists, needs to be identified with more rigorous experimentation and modeling.

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