Alkane vs Alane - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between alkane and alane
is that alkane
is while alane
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(organic chemistry) Any of saturated hydrocarbons including methane, ethane and compounds with long carbon chain known as paraffins etc., having a chemical formula of the form CnH2n+2.
(inorganic compound) aluminium hydride, AlH3
(organic chemistry) Any organic derivative of this compound
This is the current IUPAC name, but is to be replaced by alumane because the systematically derived name of the -AlH2 group would be alanyl which is already used as a derivative of alanine.