Hexane vs Hexanol - What's the difference?

hexane | hexanol |


In organic compound terms the difference between hexane and hexanol

is that hexane is any of five isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons, C6H14. They are colorless, volatile liquids while hexanol is any of many isomers of the saturated aliphatic alcohol having six carbon atoms.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

hexane

English

Noun

  • (organic compound) Any of five isomeric aliphatic hydrocarbons, C6H14. They are colorless, volatile liquids.
  • Derived terms

    * cyclohexane

    hexanol

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic compound) Any of many isomers of the saturated aliphatic alcohol having six carbon atoms