Carbon Helix Bond

Jim Bullard jbullard at NUN.OIT.UNC.EDU
Thu Apr 10 08:33:27 EST 1997

Please explain what a double helix bond might be? Never heard of it. Are
you talking about a hydrogen bond, phosphodiester bond, London Dispersion
forces (stacking interactions), etc.

Jim Bullard
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On Wed, 9 Apr 1997, Rob wrote:

>  I was wondering if Silicon could form a double helix bond like like the
> one carbon forms in DNA?  Please respond as soon as possible.
>                     thanks, justin

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