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Fluorine News
ORTEP representation of a difluorocyclopropenyl compound

Ringing the changes!
A highly unusual conversion of a trifluoropropynyl group into a difluorocyclopropenyl system of ours now appears in many of the fluorine chemistry textbooks! more...

Fluorine
a toothbrush

Dental Products
Fluoride is added to many toothpastes, and to some water supplies, because it is proven to reduce dental cavities.

Fluorine Group News
The crystal structure of [FeCp(CO)2(CCl=CF2)]

[FeCp(CO)2(CCl=CF2)]
One of the first organometallic chlorodifluorovinyl complexes to be prepared.

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Fluorine@Manchester
a long-chain fluorous molecule

Fluorous Separation
David Procter's group use fluorinated long-chain fluorocarbon "fluorous ponytail" tags for facile separation in synthetic work.

Fluorine in Society
A pharmaceutical capsule

Modern Drugs
Many new, modern drugs contain fluorinated groups, these include anaesthetics, antibiotics and anticancer drugs.