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Carboxylic Acids and their Derivatives
Simple Carboxylic Acids Rule C-404 404.1 - Examples of trivial names for acids and acyl radicals are given in Table VI. When a trivial name is given to an acyclic
monoacid or diacid, the number 1 is always given to the carbon atom of a carboxyl group in the acid, or to a carbon atom with a free valence in the radical RCO-.
See Recommendations'93 R-5.7.1
Simple Carboxylic Acids Rule C-405
Hydroxy, Alkoxy and Oxo Acids Rule C-411, Rule C-415, Rule C-416
Amino Acids Rule C-421
Amic acids Rule C-431
Peroxy Acids Rule C-441
Imidic, Hydrazonic, and Hydroxamic Acids Rule C-451
Salts and Esters Rule C-461, Rule C-462, Rule C-463,
Lactones, Lactides, Lactams, and Lactims Rule C-471, Rule C-472, Rule C-473,
Rule C-474, Rule C-475
Acyl Halides Rule C-481
Acid Anhydrides Rule C-491
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