• Definition for "cyclophane"
    • A hydrocarbon consisting an aromatic unit (typically a…
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cyclophane definition

  • noun:
    • A hydrocarbon consisting an aromatic unit (typically a benzene band) and an aliphatic sequence that types a bridge between two positions associated with aromatic band; more complex types (the superphanes) with several fragrant units and bridges creating cagelike structures tend to be known.
    • Any cyclic structure used as a base phane inside nomenclature of complex organic compounds
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