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Contact: Dr. Norbert Heeb
Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology (EMPA)

3-D Structures

Caption: The exact three-dimensional structures of various stereoisomers of HBCDs were determined by illuminating the crystals with x-rays. Here, for example, is the structure of (+) alpha HBCD which does not biodegrade well in the environment.

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