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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Consequently, There is huge potential for this strategy to become an invaluable instrument to access a wide variety of chiral carbocyclic compounds and i anticipate it will have a significant impact in the field of organic synthesis.