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cyclohexadiene-1,4-dione


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A yellow solid, C6H4O2; r.d. 1.3; m.p. 116°C. It has a six-membered ring of carbon atoms with two opposite carbon atoms linked to oxygen atoms (C=O) and the other two pairs of carbon atoms linked by double bonds (HC=CH). The compound is used in making dyes. See also quinhydrone electrode.

Subjects: Chemistry.


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