cycloalkane


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cy·clo·al·kane

 (sī′klō-ăl′kān)
n.
An alicyclic hydrocarbon with a saturated ring. Also called cycloparaffin.

cycloalkane

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈælkeɪn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any saturated hydrocarbon similar to an alkane but having a cyclic molecular structure and the general formula CnH2n. Also called: cycloparaffin
Translations
cicloalcano
sykloalkaani
cycloalcane
cicloalcano
cykloalkan
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The solvent may be a hydrocarbon solvent, such as hexane, propane, isobutene, or cycloalkane.
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Using Fischer-Hirschfelder-Taylor space filling models (Fischer) of the 2-(2-pyridyl) cyclopentanone and the 2-(2-pyridyl) cyclohexanone, the cycloalkane ring is rigid in both the enol and the keto form but steric interactions appear greater in the keto form of the cyclopentane ring and in the enol form of the cyclohexane ring thus favoring the enol form in the five membered ring and the keto form for the six membered ring.
Analyses of the intertidal sediments in 1973 showed clearly the mixture of cycloalkane compounds in concentrations as high as 2 milligrams per gram.
This work will lead to ground-breaking advances when non-strained cycloalkanes (cyclopentane, cyclohexane) will undergo this smooth C-C bond activation with friendly and non toxic organometallic species.
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