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Dictionary of Organic Compounds: the Constitution and Physical and Chemical Properties of the Principal Carbon Compounds and their Derivatives, together with the Relevant Literature References

Naturevolume 134pages751752 (1934) | Download Citation

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EARLY in the present century, it was a comparatively simple matter to ascertain whether a specific organic compound had been described in the literature, and, if so, to determine what was known about it. Time, however, has afflicted operations of this kind with an ever-increasing locomotor ataxy, similar to that which impresses the occasional patron of the London taxi. Indeed, organic chemist and motorist are faced at present with fundamentally similar problems, due to excessive multiplication of the species.

Dictionary of Organic Compounds: the Constitution and Physical and Chemical Properties of the Principal Carbon Compounds and their Derivatives, together with the Relevant Literature References.

Vol. 1: Abietic Acid—Dypnone. Editor-in-Chief: Prof. I. M. Heilbron. Pp. xix + 706. (London: Eyre and Spottiswoode (Publishers), Ltd., 1934.) 105s. net.

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