The Organic Nomenclature Rabbit-Hole

The Organic Nomenclature Rabbit-Hole

Organic nomenclature questions can start off so innocently, then before one knows it, one has wasted more time than a 16 year old on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and Snapchat combined. It all started off so simply. Originally, someone other than me, asked if a phenyl...
Nomenclature. Stop worrying about it!

Nomenclature. Stop worrying about it!

Is nomenclature important? Sure, as the ‘language’ of chemistry we really cannot do without it, and it’s also true that you’d better not mix up your sodium chloride with your sodium chlorate, but the truth is that it’s probably at lot...