Choline 2-hexenoate is an ionic compound that is a liquid at room temperature, and is just one of a class of compounds that have huge potential in biomedical research and clinical applications, explains Eden E. L. Tanner.
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Tanner, E.E.L. Ionic liquids charge ahead. Nat. Chem. 14, 842 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41557-022-00975-4