Organofluorine chemistry

@article{Sandford2000OrganofluorineC,
  title={Organofluorine chemistry},
  author={Graham Sandford},
  journal={Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  year={2000},
  volume={358},
  pages={455 - 471}
}
  • G. Sandford
  • Published 9 January 2021
  • Chemistry
  • Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
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