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Recommendations 1979

A. Hydrocarbons

Acyclic Hydrocarbons

A-1. Saturated Unbranched-chain Compounds and Univalent Radicals
A-2. Saturated Branched-chain Compounds and Univalent Radicals
A-3. Unsaturated Compounds and Univalent Radicals
A-4. Bivalent and Multivalent Radicals

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