Atmospheric oxidation products of terpenes: A new nomenlcature
The IUPAC names for atmospheric oxidation products of terpenes are long and complex.An alternative nomenclature is proposed, which consist of a set of six simple rules. Systematic names are generated by analogy to the well known oxidation products of a-pinene and sabinene and applies to aldehydes, ketones, alcohols, epoxides, nitrates, and carboxylic acids derived from the oxidation of endocyclic and terminal C=C double bonds of terpenes. Examples of structures and names are shown for 36 compounds previously identified as atmospheric oxidation products of terpenes.
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Chemosphere, 1998
Record Number: 199910277 / Last updated on: 1999-03-12
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