- 2.1: Hydrocarbons (Chem OpenStax)
- Strong, stable bonds between carbon atoms produce complex molecules containing chains, branches, and rings. Hydrocarbons are organic compounds composed of only carbon and hydrogen. The alkanes are saturated hydrocarbons—that is, hydrocarbons that contain only single bonds. Alkenes contain one or more carbon-carbon double bonds. Alkynes contain one or more carbon-carbon triple bonds. Aromatic hydrocarbons contain ring of delocalized π electrons.
- 2.2: Fatty Acids (Jakubowski)
- Fatty acids can be saturated (contain no double bonds in the acyl chain), or unsaturated (with either one -monounsaturated - or multiple - polyunsaturated - double bond(s)) . The table below gives the names, in a variety of formats, of common fatty acids.
- 2.4: Carbohydrates (Jakubowski)
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