Professor Michael Stephen Sherburn

ANU College of Science
Synthesis Group
Research School of Chemistry

Synthetic organic chemistry, total synthesis of natural products, medicinal agents, designed molecules, host-guest chemistry

Science - Chemistry

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5-pronged radialene molecules ( top left) can be stabilised with metal compounds (lower right). Image M Sherburn.
28 October 2015

Chemists have created a star-shaped molecule previously thought to be too unstable to be made.

The team created the five-pronged molecule [5]radialene, in work that could lead to more...