Daily Archives: February 22, 2009

Sydnone

Interesting little molecule, sydnone. It’s a mesoionic heterocyclic aromatic. In other words, it’s an aromatic ring which is charged both negatively and positively, and both charges are delocalised. Mesoionic compounds, while effectively neutral overall, cannot be assigned an uncharged structure. … Continue reading

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