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Symmetrical Anhydride

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  • A symmetrical anhydride is a carboxylic acid anhydride that has the following general structural formula.

     

     

    R1=R2= hydrogen atoms, alkyl groups, aryl groups

     

    eg:

     

     

    see also mixed anhydride