annulene


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annulene

[′an·yə‚lēn]
(organic chemistry)
One of a group of monocyclic conjugated hydrocarbons which have the general formula [‒CH=CH‒]n .
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Tannin is basically formed by polyphenolic nucleic with several a-polar zones, such as benzene annulene, which may react with the proteins' apolar zones (Archana et al., 2010).
Preparation of a Tetraaza [14] annulene," Helevetica Chimica Acta, vol.
* In 1991, a temperate rainforest near Puerto Montt in central Chile yielded a fungus that made annulene, a hydrocarbon that has a history going back to the first formulations of rocket fuel.