A heterocyclic aromatic organic compound, its derivatives include guanine and adenine.
Used in the production of beryllium and as a catalyst.
Synthetic rubber is produced by the polymerisation of isoprene.
A colorless, heavier-than-air gas, an intermediate in the production of nitric acid.
A tertiary amine with a characteristic unpleasant odor, occurring in spoiled food.
One of the best known synthetic polymers.
The simplest primary amine.
The molecule has two enantiomers: stereoisomers that are mirror images of each other and are not superimposable.
Colorless, odorless gas, the monomer of teflon.
The simplest of the aromatic hydroxy compounds.
An odorless, yellow, solid substance, the 16th most common in the Earth´s crust. One of the best known sulfur compounds is pyrite, also known as ´fool´s gold´.
Sulfur dioxide emission is the main cause of acid rains. It is an intermediate product in the production of sulfuric acid.
A yellow-green toxic gas with a strong odor, one of the halogens.
One of the products of the oxidation of ethanol.
Fructose is the sweetest of the simple carbohydrates.
A colorless, slightly viscous, hygroscopic liquid used in the production of formic acid, hydrogen cyanide and other organic compounds.
The open-chain version of ribose, which occurs naturally in nucleic acids, coenzymes, nucleotides and nucleosides.
One of the halogens, it may cause skin irritation.
The monomer of PVC.
It is also used as a food additive, limescale and rust remover.