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Symmetrical Alkyne

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  • A symmetrical alkyne is an alkyne in whose molecule the triply bonded carbon atoms bear the same ligands.

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    In an organic molecule, a carbon-carbon triple bond of which the carbon atoms bear the same ligands is called a symmetrical triple bond.

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    see also unsymmetrical alkyne