Nomenclature Guide

Itisonlyusedtodifferentiateinclassesofcompounds e 1 2

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Unformatted text preview: roup Nomenclature (Position# Substituentgroupprefix)(Longestchainprefixroot)(Position# bondroot)(Functionalgroupsuffix) BoldPartsaremostimportant,otherpartsmayberepeatedtoaddallstructuralpartsofthemolecule. Longestchainrootisnamedwithagroupprefixfollowedbythechainroot.Asubstituentofalargerchainisaprefixfoll Substituentgroupsareaddedinbeforethemainchaininalphabeticalorder. Thelongestchainisnumberedtogivethelowestsubstituentgrouppositionnumbers. Startnumberingwiththecarbonatendofchain,atafunctionalgrouporhighest#ofbondsbetweencarbons,ifpossible. Multiplesofthesamegroups/bondsgeta#,asagroupprefix,toindicatethenumberofgroupspresentinthemolecule.  Substituent/Functional Group Selectfunctionalgroupbyorderdownintable. Thio (prefix/suffi...
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