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Benzene and its isomers

How many structures can we draw for C6H6?
  • Gopalpur Nagendrappa
General Article


Benzene Benzene Molecule Prismane Cyclobutadiene Valence Isomer 
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© Indian Academy of Sciences 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Gopalpur Nagendrappa
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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryBangalore UniversityBangaloreIndia

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