Bring the power of IUPAC naming to your desktop!
ACD/Name (Chemist Version) offers a standardized set of features for quick and simple generation of IUPAC names, and structures from names. It is a streamlined version of our popular ACD/Name software.
View a full description and pricing on our web store.
Aldehydes, Ketones, and their Derivatives
Carbocyclic and Heterocyclic Ketones Rule C-314 314.1 (Alternative to Rules C-315.1 and C-316.1) - Classical procedure: When in a cyclic compound a group >CH2 is replaced by
>CO, but not otherwise, this change is denoted by attaching the suffix "-one", with elision of terminal "e" (if present), to the name of the ring system. Suffixes "-dione",
"-trione", etc., denote similar replacement of two, three, etc., >CH2 groups by >CO.
See Recommendations'93 R-5.6.2
Examples to Rule C-314.1
Note: The H for indicated hydrogen and its locant may be omitted when no ambiguity results; for example, 4H-Pyran-4-one may be named 4-Pyranone, or its contraction 4-Pyrone
may be used.
Ketones Rule C-315, Rule C-316, Rule C-317, Rule C-318
Ketenes Rule C-321
Acetals and Acylals Rule C-331, Rule C-332, Rule C-333
This HTML reproduction of Sections A, B and C of IUPAC "Blue Book" is as close as possible to the
published version [see Nomenclature of Organic Chemistry, Sections A, B, C, D, E, F, and H, Pergamon Press, Oxford, 1979.
Copyright 1979 IUPAC.] If you need to cite these rules please quote this reference as their source.
Published with permission of the IUPAC by Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc., www.acdlabs.com, +1(416)368-3435 tel, +1(416)368-5596 fax. For comments or suggestions please contact firstname.lastname@example.org