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A compound resulting from the exchange of an atom or group of atoms with another, broadly similar, atom or group of atoms.
PAC, 1998, 70, 1129 (Glossary of terms used in medicinal chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1998)) on page 1129
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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