aromatic nucleus

aromatic nucleus

[¦ar·ə¦mad·ik ′nü·klē·əs]
(organic chemistry)
The six-carbon ring characteristic of benzene and related series, or condensed six-carbon rings of naphthalene, anthracene, and so forth.
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Chemists and materials scientists explore synthesizing aromatic compounds with aromatization reactions mediated by transition metals, as an alternative to the conventional route of substitution reactions of the aromatic nucleus.
6,184,417 B1: Bayer AG, Leverkusen, Germany, has patented a method for preparing acetophenones with a fiuoralkyl-substituted aromatic nucleus.