Differences between Analogous Compounds of Carbon and Silicon

 

Shape and Size
Bonding Geometries
Conformational Flexibility
Charge Distribution
Lipophilicity
Chemical Reactivity, etc.

Biological Activity?
C/Si Bioisosterism?
Biological Sila-Substitution Effects?

 


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