Trivalent vs Carbyne - What's the difference?

trivalent | carbyne |

As nouns the difference between trivalent and carbyne

is that trivalent is (genetics) any trivalent chromosome while carbyne is the trivalent radical r-c⋮ or any of its hydrocarbyl derivatives.

As an adjective trivalent

is (inorganic chemistry) having a valence of 3.




  • (inorganic chemistry) having a valence of 3
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • (genetics) Any trivalent chromosome.
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    (en noun)
  • the trivalent radical R-C⋮ or any of its hydrocarbyl derivatives
  • the linear carbon allotrope; composed of alternating (1) triple and single bonds
  • linear acetylenic carbon, a form of the linear carbon allotrope consisting of the form with alternating single and triple bonded carbons
  • Coordinate terms

    (carbon allotrope) * graphene * graphite * diamond * carbon nanotube / buckytube * buckyball * fullerene * atomic carbon * amorphous carbon

    Derived terms

    * (carbon allotrope) silicyne

    See also

    * (Carbyne) * (linear acetylenic carbon) (Linear acetylenic carbon) * (carbon allotrope) ** cumulene ** polyyne