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Cycloalkane

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  • A cycloalkane is a saturated hydrocarbon whose molecule contains one or more closed carbon chains and may also contain open carbon chains (see alkane).  A closed carbon chain, also known as a ring or cycle, is one whose terminals can not be identified.

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    see also alkane