dodecahedrane


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dodecahedrane

[dō‚dek·ə′hē·drān]
(organic chemistry)
C20H20 A highly strained saturated hydrocarbon cage structure in the shape of a dodecahedron (12 faces).
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in organic chemistry from Ohio State University in 1982 based on the successful total synthesis of dodecahedrane.
Wolf-Dieter Fessner and his colleagues are interested in pagodane because of its close relationship with the molecular sphere dodecahedrane (shown in diagram 2).