Adamantane

The discovery of adamantane in petroleum in 1933 launched a new chemistry field studying the synthesis and properties of polyhedral organic compounds. Adamantane derivatives have found practical application as drugs, polymeric materials and thermally stable lubricants. ==History and synthesis== The possibility of the existence of a hydrocarbon wit...
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adamantane

<chemical> A tricyclo bridged hydrocarbon. ... Chemical name: Tricyclo(3.3.1.1(3,7))decane ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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