The molecule has two enantiomers: stereoisomers that are mirror images of each other and are not superimposable.
The simplest primary amine.
Colourless, odourless gas, the monomer of teflon.
The simplest of the aromatic hydroxy compounds.
An odourless, yellow, solid substance, the 16th most common in the Earth´s crust. One of the best known sulphur compounds is pyrite, also known as ´fool´s...
Ammonia is a colourless gas with a characteristic pungent smell. Its solution in water is called ammonium hydroxide or household ammonia.
The open-chain version of ribose, which occurs naturally in nucleic acids, coenzymes, nucleotides and nucleosides.
Water is a very stable compound of hydrogen and oxygen, vital for all known forms of life. In nature it occurs in liquid, solid and gaseous state.
The simplest diol.
A compound ion formed when a water molecule releases a proton.
Cellobiose is the basic structural unit of cellulose.
Colourless, toxic liquid with a sweet odour.
An organic compound in the urine of mammals, used in the production of fertilisers as a source of nitrogen.
A yellow-green toxic gas with a strong odour, one of the halogens.
A colourless, slightly viscous, hygroscopic liquid used in the production of formic acid, hydrogen cyanide and other organic compounds.
The presence of hydronium ions relative to hydroxide ions determines a solution´s pH.
A white, odourless crystalline compound.
A heterocyclic organic compound.
Used in the production of beryllium and as a catalyst.
Synthetic rubber is produced by the polymerisation of isoprene.