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Organic Chemistry

What is Organic Chemistry?

Organic chemistry is the study of properties, composition and structure, preparation, and reactions of organic compounds or molecules. Simply, organic chemistry is the chemistry of carbon compounds.

It does not only include hydrocarbons. organic compounds are hydrocarbons or derivatives of hydrocarbons.

In this part of learning chemistry, we discuss the topics related to the structure, composition, properties, and preparation of different types of organic compounds.

Glycerol, glycerine uses in skin care, food and medicine, benefits of liquid glycerol solution with structure, properties and polymers

Glycerol

What is Glycerol? Glycerol, also called glycerine or glycerin is a naturally occurring organic trihydric alcohol that has a variety of benefits and uses in the...
Propanol or propyl alcohol uses, chemical formula C3H8 and structure of n-propanol or 1-propanol and isopropanol or 2-propanol

Propanol

What is Propanol? Propanol (propyl alcohol and isopropanol) is used widely for the production of various organic compounds, intermediates, and solvents in the chemical and...
n-propanol or n-propyl alcohol or 1-propanol or propan-1-ol structure, chemical formula C3H8O

n-Propanol (n propyl alcohol)

What is n-propanol? n-propanol also called n-propyl alcohol or 1-propanol or propan-1-ol is the primary alcohol with the chemical formula C3H8O. It is used widely...
Isopropyl alcohol or propan-2-ol or isopropanol structure, chemical formula, uses and toxicity

Isopropyl Alcohol

What is isopropyl alcohol? Isopropyl alcohol or propan-2-ol or isopropanol (chemical formula CH3CHOHCH3) is a colorless, flammable isomer of propyl alcohol that is used in various...
Benzene formula C6H6, structure, uses, properties, health effects and production process in chemistry

Benzene

What is benzene? Benzene is a class of organic compounds or aromatic hydrocarbons having the chemical formula C6H6. It is a flammable and colorless or slightly...
Acetone, 2-propanone, or dimethyl ketone chemical formula, structure and uses as a solvent in nail remover

Acetone (CH3COCH3)

What is acetone? Acetone, 2-propanone, or dimethyl ketone is a colourless and highly flammable organic compound with the chemical formula CH3COCH3. Commercially acetone can be...
Acetaldehyde or ethanal structure, formula, hybridization and uses for preparation of chemical compounds

Acetaldehyde

What is acetaldehyde? Acetaldehyde (also called ethanal) is a colurless, pungent-smelling organic compound with the molecular formula CH3CHO or C2H4O. It is prepared industrially by...
Phenol structure, chemical properties such as acidity and solubility in water solution and uses

Phenol

What is phenol? Phenol is a colorless aromatic organic compound with the molecular formula C6H5OH. The structure of phenol contains one hydroxyl group directly attached to...
Formaldehyde structure, formula, effects and uses for production of industrial chemical

Formaldehyde

What is formaldehyde? Formaldehyde or methanal is a colorless, pungent smelling gas or organic compound with the chemical formula HCHO. It is a powerful disinfectant...
Oxalic acid formula, chemical structure and uses

Oxalic Acid

What is oxalic acid? Oxalic acid or ethanedioic acid (chemical formula C2H2O4) is a poisonous, crystalline, dicarboxylic acid that is present in rhubarb, sorrel, and...