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hydroanthracene

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A colorless compound, formed by the reduction of anthracene by hydriodic acid and phosphorus, or by sodium amalgam. It crystallizes in large monoclinic plates, melts at 108.5° C., boils at 313° C., and sublimes in needles. Also called dihydroanthracene.

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  • M.; Gibson, D.T.: Regio - and stereospecific oxidation of 9,10-di - hydroanthracene and 9,10-dihydrophenanthrene by naphthalene dioxygen - ase: structure and absolute stereochemistry of metabolites.

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