# The name is bond — H bond

@article{Martin1999TheNI,
title={The name is bond — H bond},
author={T. W. Martin and Zygmunt S Derewenda},
journal={Nature Structural Biology},
year={1999},
volume={6},
pages={403-406}
}
• Published 1 May 1999
• Chemistry, Physics
• Nature Structural Biology
The hydrogen bond plays a critical role in diverse biological phenomena. Although discovered 90 years ago, the precise chemical nature of this unique interaction has remained in dispute. A recent Compton-scattering experiment, however, strongly supports a partially covalent picture of the hydrogen bond.
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