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Chapter 2

Organic Carbon

The word “organic” in the chapter title refers to a typical department in the brains of chemists. It has little to do with organs and does not now mean “of biological origin”. Organic chemistry is simply the chemistry of covalent carbon compounds, and the term might therefore be considered superfluo...

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Print publication date
28 Oct 2009
Copyright year
2009
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-166-4
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-984-5