https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.P04401
Obsolescent term for saturated @[email protected], commonly but not necessarily acyclic. Still widely used in the petrochemical industry, where the term designates acyclic saturated @[email protected], and stands in contradistinction to @N0408[email protected]
Source:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1356 [Terms] [Paper]