What is Nomenclature? Importance, common and IUPAC Names System

Nomenclature is the systematic process of naming chemical compounds in a way that accurately and precisely describes their composition, structure, and properties. It is an essential aspect of chemistry that allows scientists, researchers, educators, and other professionals to communicate effectively and unambiguously about various substances. Nomenclature provides a common language for discussing and categorizing a … Read more

What are Aliphatic Hydrocarbons? (Definition, Types, and Examples

Aliphatic hydrocarbons are a significant class of organic compounds that serve as the foundational building blocks in the realm of chemistry and industry. Aliphatic hydrocarbons are an integral part of our daily lives, finding applications in various sectors due to their versatile properties and structures. Definition of Aliphatic Hydrocarbons Hydrocarbons are organic compounds that contain … Read more

Side-Chain Reactions of benzene derivatives

Written by Adeel Abbas While certain reactions depend on the aromatic ring to speed up the reaction, many are unaffected by the presence of a neighboring benzene ring. For instance, the Clemmensen reduction works best when reducing aryl ketones to alkylbenzenes, while it can also be used to reduce aliphatic ketones to alkanes. Additional side-chain … Read more