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  • An annulene is an unsubstituted monocyclic hydrocarbon whose Lewis structure has alternating double bonds and single bonds. An annulene can be named as [n]annulene where n is the number of carbon atoms in the molecule.


    see also aromatic annulene, antiaromatic annulene, nonaromatic annulene

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