Carbane vs Carbene - What's the difference?

carbane | carbene |


As nouns the difference between carbane and carbene

is that carbane is (nonstandard|organic compound) a proposed systematic name for methane while carbene is .

carbane

English

Noun

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  • (nonstandard, organic compound) A proposed systematic name for methane.
  • Usage notes

    * This is not recommended by IUPAC

    carbene

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any short-lived, reactive species R2C:', especially the parent compound CH2' : (also called methylene).
  • Derived terms

    * carbene analogue

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