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- adjective chemistry Describing a molecule or group that has two
alternativeand interacting reaction sites, to either of which a bondmay be made during a reaction
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My first exposure to a research environment was in a National Science Foundation-sponsored summer research program at Ohio University in 1967, where I was assigned to work in the laboratory of Prof. Robert Kline on the ambident coordination of thiocyanate (SCN –).