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Karrikinolide Karrikinolide – where there's smoke, there's germination
Vitamin B12 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin and the structure of Vitamin B12
Hydrochloric acid It is sitting in your stomach – Hydrochloric acid
Ferrocene An accidental molecule – ferrocene
Layered cuprous tricyanomethanide derivatives Interdigitation, Interpenetration, Intercalation
Stearic acid Time to scrub things up – Stearic acid
Citric acid The sour in the sweet – citric acid
Silver(I) tricyanomethanide Negative Compression! Silver(I) tricyanomethanide
Ammonia Feeding the world – Ammonia
Picric acid Less than mellow yellow – the structure of picric acid
ZIF-8 A big family of MOFs – Zeolitic imidazolate frameworks
[(CH3)4N][Cu2(NCS)3] All of the symmetry – <em>P</em>4<sub>2</sub><em>cm</em>: [(CH<sub>3</sub>)<sub>4</sub>N][Cu<sub>2</sub>(NCS)<sub>3</sub>]
Trinitroglycerin A Nobel Explosive – Trinitroglycerin
Cocoa butter (phase VI) The chocolate you don’t want – cocoa butter form VI
Capsaicin Some Like It Hot – Capsaicin
Copper tetracyanotetraphenylmethane tetrafluoroborate Crystals by Design – Copper Tetracyanotetraphenylmethane Tetrafluoroborate
54-Fold interpenetrated coordination polymer 54 nets and nothing fishy
Octapi catenane What’s in a name? The Octapi Catenane
Eugenyl acetate Adapting a plant-based molecule – eugenyl acetate
Penicillin Penicillin – D-Day
Quinine A molecule from trees – Quinine
Chinese puzzle molecule The Chinese puzzle molecule
Adamantane Rigidity in carbon and hydrogen – Adamantane
[Ni(dppe)(η1-ONO)Cl] Light reactions
Zinc cyanide The beauty within – Zinc cyanide
Naphthalene Ring ring! Naphthalene calling
Methamphetamine Not another ice structure… Methamphetamine
Paracetamol An elusive polymorph of Paracetamol
Benzene A ring of progress – Benzene
Pinene Pinene – It's beginning to smell a lot like Christmas!
Potassium bitartrate Something for the Weekend – Potassium Bitartrate
Heteropoly acid Keggin your pardon, ma'm – the structure of a heteropoly acid
Water J. D. Bernal and the structure of water
Tyrian purple The crystal structure rainbow – Imperial violet
Molecular tetrahedra A diamond net of molecular tetrahedra
Cocoa butter (phase V) Seasons greetings. The crystal structure of Cocoa Butter
L-Serine Chasing complex molecules in the stars – looking for L-Serine
Universal 3-Ravel When is a knot not a knot? When it's a Ravel!
Raspberry ketone Molecule of deceit – raspberry ketone
Hexakis(μ2-8-quinolinolato-N,O,O)-tris(8-quinolinolato-N,O)-tri-holmium(iii) 8-hydroxyquinoline solvate Merry Christmas – Ho Ho Ho
Hexamethylenetetramine A bit of a mouthful – hexamethylenetetramine
Congressane Chosen for its looks – Congressane
Palmitic acid Saturating your food – Palmitic acid
Vitamin C Important for this time of year – Vitamin C
Eucalyptol Perfect for the cold and 'flu season: Eucalyptus Oil
Hexaferrocenylbenzene An impossible molecule – Hexaferrocenylbenzene
Iron trans-4,4'-azopyridine thiocyanate Iron trans-4,4'-azopyridine thiocyanate – Letting things down…
Cadmium cyanide Dedication in the face of adversity – Cadmium Cyanide
β-Carotene β-Carotene helps you see in the dark
L-Glutamic acid What was Philae looking for on 67P? L-Glutamic acid
Lithium isonicotinate∙solvate Absorbing gas – Lithium isonicotinate.solvate
Lactose monohydrate Not for the intolerant – Lactose
Methandrostenolone Hasta la Vista, Babies…
Rh2(PNP)2(PNP)2(BPh4)2 Celebrating Laue – complex structures very quickly!
Methane A Methane under pressure – the structure of Methane A
Carpathite An aromatic mineral – Carpathite
Silver behenate A long chain crystal – Silver behenate
Piperine A peppery crystal structure – Piperine
Ethyl maltol Molecular cotton candy – Ethyl Maltol
Sildenafil citrate This is a Hard One – Sildenafil Citrate
Cellulose Cellulose – the inner strength of plants
Methane Hydrate II (sH) A big water cage, sH clathrate hydrate
Tartaric acid Pasteurized Crystals – Tartaric acid
Monosodium L-glutamate Enhancing flavour, molecule by molecule: MSG
Lanthanoid hexacyanidocobaltates Shrinking in the heat – lanthanoid hexacyanidocobaltates, a.k.a. LnCo(CN)6
Nanoballs Nanoballs - synthesis for the lazy
Cobalt tricyanomethanide Five fold - Cobalt tricyanomethanide
Urea You must be taking the **** – Urea
Ammonium perchlorate This is rocket science – ammonium perchlorate
Sucrose Sweet crystallography – the crystal structure of sucrose
Clerodane diterpenoid Happy St Patrick's day – something to help you with the snakes?
Acemetacin co-crystals Making a drug work smarter – Acemetacin co-crystals
Malic acid The sour taste – Malic acid
Triglycine sulphate Triglycine Sulphate: Ferroelectic, Pyroelectric, Bolometric
Glucose Sweet as – Glucose
UiO-66 The MOFIA and the boss of the crown family: the UiO-66
Sr3C60 All of the symmetry – <em>Pm</em>-3: Sr<sub>3</sub>C<sub>60</sub>
Cadmium tricyanomethanide tetramethoxyborate Cadmium tricyanomethanide tetramethoxyborate (try saying that three times!)
Ethane An extra-terrestrial hydrocarbon – Ethane