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When topology meets chemistry : a topological look at molecular chirality /

by Flapan, Erica [aut].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Outlooks: Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Washington, DC : Cambridge University Press ; Mathematical Association of America, 2000Description: xiii, 241 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0521662540 (hb); 0521664829 (pb).Subject(s): Chemistry, Physical and theoretical -- Mathematics | Chirality | Topology | Knot theoryOnline resources: Publisher description | Table of contents
Contents:
Stereochemical topology -- Detecting chirality -- Möbius ladders and related molecular graphs -- Different types of chirality and achirality -- Intrinsic topological properties of graphs -- Symmetries of embedded graphs -- Topology of DNA.
Summary: An undergraduate topology text describing knot theory, 3-dimensional manifolds, and embedded graphs, and the role these play in understanding molecular structures.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 233-237) and index.

Stereochemical topology -- Detecting chirality -- Möbius ladders and related molecular graphs -- Different types of chirality and achirality -- Intrinsic topological properties of graphs -- Symmetries of embedded graphs -- Topology of DNA.

An undergraduate topology text describing knot theory, 3-dimensional manifolds, and embedded graphs, and the role these play in understanding molecular structures.