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Fluorine News
A representation of the fluorovinyl phosphine PPh(CF=CF2)2

Top 25!
Our review of fluoroalkenyl, fluoroalkynyl and fluoroalkyl phosphines was in the SciVerse JFC top 25 Hottest Articles.
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A pharmaceutical capsule

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

Fluorine Group News
triphasic ionic liquid system

Room Temperature Ionic Liquids
Ionic Liquids are composed entirely of ions (like in table salt), but are liquids. We have shown that by decreasing the symmetry of the ions we can drastically modify the properties of the ionic liquids. more...

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Fluorine@Manchester
HFC-134a cylinder, a solvent for enzyme reactions

HFCs for biological transformations
Jason Micklefield's group pioneered the use of HFCs as solvents for enzymatic reactions.

Fluorine in Society
An asthma inhaler

Inhaler Propellant
The propellant in many inhalers is an inert hydrofluorocarbon compound. The same material used in air-conditioners.