carbocyclic compound

carbocyclic compound

[¦kär·bō¦si·klik ′kam‚pau̇nd]
(organic chemistry)
A compound with a homocyclic ring in which all the ring atoms are carbon, for example, benzene.
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Volumes 4, 5 and 6: Cover five-membered rings with two heteroatoms, and three or more heteroatoms, respectively, each with their fused carbocyclic compounds.
Gilead's GS 4104 emerged as the lead compound from a class of new chemical entities known as carbocyclic compounds, which work by inhibiting the influenza neuraminidase enzyme in a highly selective manner.