Molecular Structure: Playground



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Select a molecule on the NCI, PubChem or RSCB servers, or among the selected examples.

Examine the geometry and check if its consistent with your knowledge.
You can also load your own coordinate file. Jmol accepts several formats (xyz, pdb, mol,...).

More information about the nomenclature of organic chemistry on Wikipedia and IUPAC. Nomenclature of inorganic chemistry on Wikipedia.