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Definition of the chalcogen bond (IUPAC Recommendations 2019)

From the journal Chemistry International

Aakeroy, C., Bryce, D., Desiraju, G., et al.

Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2019

Volume 91, Issue 11, pp. 1889-1892

This recommendation proposes a definition for the term “chalcogen bond”; it is recommended that the term is used to designate the specific subset of inter- and intramolecular interactions formed by chalcogen atoms wherein the Group 16 element is the electrophilic site.

chalcogen bond (ChB)

net attractive interaction between an electrophilic region associated with a chalcogen atom in a molecular entity and a nucleophilic region in another, or the same, molecular entity.

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