cyclopropane

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cy·clo·pro·pane

 (sī′klə-prō′pān′)
n.
A highly flammable, explosive, colorless gaseous cycloalkane, C3H6, sometimes used as an anesthetic.

cyclopropane

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈprəʊpeɪn; ˌsɪk-)
n
(Pharmacology) a colourless flammable gaseous hydrocarbon, used in medicine as an anaesthetic; trimethylene. It is a cycloalkane with molecules containing rings of three carbon atoms. Formula: C3H6; boiling pt: –34°C

cy•clo•pro•pane

(ˌsaɪ kləˈproʊ peɪn, ˌsɪk lə-)

n.
a colorless, flammable gas, C3H6, used in organic synthesis and as an anesthetic.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.cyclopropane - a colorless flammable gas sometimes used as an inhalation anesthetic
Translations
syklopropaani
ciclopropano
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A review [41] on stereoselective cyclopropanation reactions discussed several new methods for synthesizing bicyclic lactones with a cyclopropane ring.
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among others showed the use of complex I as a catalyst for the cyclopropanation of olefins and allylic activation by diazo-esters [19, 20, 27-29, 31-39].
Pellissier, "Recent developments in asymmetric cyclopropanation," Tetrahedron, vol.