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Substance Name: Carbene
RN: 2465-56-7
InChIKey: HZVOZRGWRWCICA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Electrically neutral species H2C: and its derivatives, in which the carbon is covalently bonded to two univalent groups of any kind or a divalent group and bears two nonbonding electrons; carbene is the name of the parent hydride :CH2 ; hence, the name dichlorocarbene for :CCl2. However, names for acyclic and cyclic hydrocarbons containing one or more divalent carbon atoms are derived from the name of the corresponding all-4-hydrocarbon using the suffix -ylidene; methylene carbene also available.

Molecular Formula

  • C-H2

Molecular Weight

  • 14.0268
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Carbene

Synonyms

  • Methylene
  • Methylene radical

Systematic Name

  • Methylene

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 2465-56-7

System Generated Number

  • 0002465567

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/CH2/h1H2

InChIKey

HZVOZRGWRWCICA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[CH2]