The Nomenclature of Heterocycles

  title={The Nomenclature of Heterocycles},
  author={Alan D. Mcnaught},
Publisher Summary The systematic name of a compound is designed so that one may deduce from it, the molecular structure of the compound, as indicated by its graphic formula. In other words, it is essentially a verbal substitute for the graphic formula and, in its most elaborate form, provides precisely the same structural information. This chapter provides a guide to the nomenclature of heterocyclic compounds. It describes the various systems available and discusses the problems associated with… CONTINUE READING


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