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Organic chemistry

aldohexose

Chemistry; Organic chemistry

A hexose, such as glucose or mannose, containing the aldehyde group.

benzophenone

Chemistry; Organic chemistry

C 6 H 5 COC 6 H 6 A diphenyl ketone, boiling point 305.9_C, occurring in four polymorphic forms (_, _, _, and _) each with different melting point; used as a constituent of synthetic perfumes and as ...

cellulose nitrate

Chemistry; Organic chemistry

Any of several esters of nitric acid, produced by treating cotton or some other form of cellulose with a mixture of nitric and sulfuric acids; used as explosive and propellant. Also known as ...

diamide

Chemistry; Organic chemistry

A molecule that has two amide (_CONH 2 ) groups.

agaric acid

Chemistry; Organic chemistry

C 19 H 36 (OH)(COOH) 3 An acid with melting point 141°C; soluble in water, insoluble in benzene; used as an irritant. Also known as agaricin.

benzidine

Chemistry; Organic chemistry

NH 2 C 6 H 4 C 6 H 4 NH 2 An aromatic amine with a melting point of 128_C; used as an intermediate in syntheses of direct dyes for cotton.

catenane

Chemistry; Organic chemistry

A supramolecular species consisting of mechanically interlocked macrocyclic rings.

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