Discussion in 'Chemistry' started by John J. Bannan, Jul 5, 2007.
What molecule contains the greatest number of separate elements? How does the molecule behave?
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If you really wanted to, you could probably make a large organic molecule that had all sorts of main-group elements stuck on it and that was also able to bind most metals.
about 100. You would use a chelating structure (lots of internal cages) and just fill the internal voids with at least one of all the reasonably stable elements, but little point to doing it.
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Billy T- chelating as I use the word refers to forming bonds with atoms, usually stronger than hyrdogen bonding, whereas your talk about internal voids etc makes me think of Zeolites. Can you clarify please?
Some sort of zeolite with internal treatments so you could stick all these different atoms to it might work, but it would be very difficult to make, and also fairly pointless.
Why are you asking what is a dumb sounding question John?
"Chelating" means that the molecule is able to bind to a single metal atom in more than one place.
Largest chemical in the solar system is 163 atomic elements, after that chemical become compound chemicals.
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The Whale for the biggest living molecule.
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