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Principles of chemical nomenclature : a guide to IUPAC recommendations

Author: G J Leigh; International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
Publisher: Cambridge : RSC Pub., ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2011 edView all editions and formats
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Aimed at pre-university and undergraduate students, this volume surveys the current IUPAC nomenclature recommendations in organic, inorganic and macromolecular chemistry.

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Genre/Form: Terminology
Nomenclature
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G J Leigh; International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.
ISBN: 9781849730075 1849730075
OCLC Number: 792762394
Notes: At foot of title: IUPAC.
Description: xii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction / G.J. Leigh --
2. Definitions / G.J. Leigh --
2.1. Atoms and elements --
2.2. The periodic table and element symbols --
2.3. Elementary substances --
2.4. Preferred IUPAC names --
2.5. IUPAC international chemical identifiers --
3. Formulae and Stereoformulae / G.J. Leigh --
3.1. Introduction --
3.2. Empirical formulae --
3.3. Molecular formulae --
3.4. Structural formulae --
3.5. Sequence of citation of symbols --
3.6. Formulae of groups --
3.7. Groups in organic nomenclature --
3.8. Three-dimensional structures and projections --
3.9. Isomers and stereoisomers --
References --
4. Types of Nomenclature / G.J. Leigh --
4.1. Introduction --
4.2.Compositional nomenclature --
4.3. Substitutive nomenclature --
4.4. Additive (or coordination) nomenclature --
4.5. Polymer nomenclature --
4.6. Biochemical nomenclature --
4.7. Other systems --
5.Compositional and Binary-Type Nomenclatures / G.J. Leigh --
5.1.Compositional and binary nomenclatures. Contents note continued: 5.2. Basis of the binary system of nomenclature --
5.3. Name derivation --
5.4. Names of polyatomic anions --
5.5. Names of polyatomic cations --
5.6. Applications of anion and cation names --
5.7.A caveat for the unwary: different names for a single compound --
5.8. Summary --
6. Substitutive and Functional Class Nomenclature / H.A. Favre --
6.1. Introduction --
6.2. Alkanes and the basic approach to substitutive names --
6.3. Cyclic parent hydrides --
6.4. Names for substances with various degrees of unsaturation --
6.5. Assemblies of rings, and of rings with chains --
6.6. Nomenclature of functionalised parent hydrides --
6.7. Names of functional parent compounds --
6.8. Names of radicals and ions --
6.9. Stereochemical descriptors --
6.10. Summary of the general procedure to name compounds using substitutive nomenclature --
6.11. Functional class nomenclature --
6.12. Name interpretation --
References. Contents note continued: 7. Additive Nomenclature and the Nomenclature of Coordination Compounds / R.M. Hartshorn --
7.1. Introduction --
7.2. Definitions --
7.3. Structural diagrams of coordination compounds --
7.4. Formulae of coordination compounds --
7.5. Names of coordination compounds --
7.6. Deciphering names and formulae --
Reference --
8. Nomenclature of Organometallic Compounds / A.T. Hutton --
8.1. Introduction --
8.2.Organometallic compounds of the transition elements --
8.3.Organometallic compounds of the Main Group elements --
References --
9. Nomenclature of Polymers / M. Hess --
9.1. Introduction --
9.2. Structure-based nomenclature --
9.3. Source-based nomenclature --
9.4. Generic source-based nomenclature --
9.5. Nomenclature of regular double-strand organic polymers --
9.6. Nomenclature of regular single-strand inorganic and coordination polymers --
9.7. Abbreviations for polymer names --
9.8. Names of common constitutional units in polymers. Contents note continued: 9.9. Traditional names for common polymers --
References --
10. Boron Hydrides and Related Compounds / M.A. Beckett --
10.1. Boron hydrides as a unique group of compounds --
10.2. Structural considerations and polyhedra --
10.3. Substitution and replacement in boron clusters --
References --
11. Biochemical Nomenclature / G.P. Moss --
11.1. Introduction --
11.2. Carbohydrate nomenclature --
11.3. Nomenclature and symbolism for [alpha]-amino acids and peptides --
11.4. Lipid nomenclature --
11.5. Steroid nomenclature --
11.6. Nucleic acids --
11.7. Vitamins --
Further reading and references --
12. Other Types of Nomenclature / G.P. Moss --
12.1. Other systems of nomenclature used for chemical compounds --
12.2. Chemical abstracts service nomenclature --
12.3. IUBMB enzyme nomenclature --
12.4. World health organisation international nonproprietary names (INNs) --
12.5. ISO-approved common names for pesticides. Contents note continued: 12.6. International nomenclature of cosmetic ingredient names (INCI names) --
References --
13. Name Construction and Deconstruction / H.A. Favre --
13.1. Introduction --
13.2. Deciphering names of organic compounds --
13.3. Deciphering names and formulae of coordination compounds --
13.4. Deciphering names of polymeric compounds --
13.5. Deciphering the names of biological molecules --
14. The IUPAC International Chemical Identifier (InChI) / S.R. Heller --
14.1. IUPAC international chemical identifiers --
14.2. Short description of the InChI --
14.3. The structure of InChIs --
References --
15. Nomenclature in the Making / G.J. Leigh --
16. Guidelines for Drawing Chemical Structures / J. Brecher.
Responsibility: edited by G.J. Leigh.

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