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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.

    eg:

    symmetricalalkyne1.png

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

    eg:

    symmetricalalkyne2.png

    see also unsymmetrical alkyne


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