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|Preferred IUPAC name
3D model (JSmol)
CompTox Dashboard (EPA)
|Molar mass||56.107 g/mol|
|Melting point||−91 °C (−132 °F; 182 K)|
|Boiling point||12.5 °C (54.5 °F; 285.6 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Cyclobutane is a cycloalkane organic compound with the formula (CH2)4. It, as a gas, has no color. Cyclobutane is usually sold as a liquefied gas (a gas that has been turned into a liquid). Versions of cyclobutane are called cyclobutanes. Cyclobutane has no use in commercial or biological ways, but compounds taken from cyclobutane are much more important in biology and biotechnology.
Structure[change | change source]
Cyclobutanes in biology and biotechnology[change | change source]
Cyclobutane is commonly found in nature, connected to itself, like in pentacycloanammoxic acid. This compound is a ladderane made up of 5 connected cyclobutane units.
References[change | change source]
- "Cyclobutane - an overview | ScienceDirect Topics". www.sciencedirect.com. Retrieved 2022-03-29.