pentaprismane

pentaprismane

[‚pen·tə′priz‚mān]
(organic chemistry)
C10H10 A highly strained, saturated hydrocarbon cage structure.
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Three differing nitrogen derivatives were used: cyclohexylamine, cyclopentylamine, and tert-butylamine: the cyclohexylamine and cyclopentylamine were used primarily for molecular studies, and the tert-butylamine was primarily used to determine feasibility for eventual pentaprismane synthesis.