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(162) Morris, W.; Taylor, R.E.; Dybowski, C.; Yaghi, O.M.; Garcia-Garibay, M.A. “Framework Mobility in the Metal-Organic Framework Crystal IRMOF-3: Evidence for Aromatic Ring and Amine Rotation.” J. Mol. Struct., 2011, 1004, 94–101.

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