Congeneric Array Database

Congeneric arrays are isoelectronic sets of chemical species with linear structure and reactivity behaviour traits. More than 100 congeneric series and planars have been collected together, along with some other interesting collections of chemical species that are not congeneric.
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Pearson's Hard Lewis Bases

Pearson's features: Associated with electronegative atomic centres with lone pairs which are difficult to polarise and oxidise.
Klopman's features: High energy HOMO. Form charge-controlled complexes with hard Lewis acids.

Congeneric Array Interactions
The Emergence of Organic Chemistry

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