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ERIC Number: EJ820301
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Nov
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 6
ISSN: ISSN-0021-9584
The IUPAC Rules for Naming Organic Molecules
Skonieczny, Stanislaw
Journal of Chemical Education, v83 n11 p1633-1637 Nov 2006
A systematic approach to naming polyfunctional organic compounds is presented. Latest IUPAC rules are incorporated and the table of order of precedence for the major functional groups is assembled. The scope of nomenclature is limited to common functional groups that are covered by undergraduate courses in colleges and universities. (Contains 1 figure, 1 table and 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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