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peripheral atom

in organic reaction mechanisms
A secondary reference (non-core) atom which at some point in the mechanistic sequence is situated in the molecule containing the core atom(s).
PAC, 1989, 61, 23 (System for symbolic representation of reaction mechanisms (Recommendations 1988)) on page 27
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
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