alicyclic compound

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Related to alicyclic compound: alicyclic hydrocarbon
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Noun1.alicyclic compound - an aliphatic compound that contains a ring of atoms
aliphatic compound - organic compound that is an alkane or alkene or alkyne or their derivative
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Objective: Aromatic compounds are cheap and readily available, Making them ideal starting materials for the synthesis of chiral alicyclic compounds, Important synthetic building blocks for both natural product synthesis and drug discovery.
These may belong to different derivatives of mono- and bicyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, but also to alicyclic compounds.