Mancude monocyclic hydrocarbons without side chains of the general formula CnHn
is an even number) or CnHn+1
is an odd number). In systematic nomenclature an annulene with seven or more carbon atoms may be named [n
]annulene, where n
is the number of carbon atoms, e.g. annulene for cyclonona-1,3,5,7-tetraene.
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PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1318 (https://doi.org/10.1351/pac199567081307)