Chain isomer | definition of chain isomer by Medical dictionary
chain isomer One of two or more compounds with the same chemical composition which differ in the arrangement of their carbon atoms, which form the compounds’ structural backbone.
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Ehrenstorfer (Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland); the nonylphenol mixture (NPm; ring and chain isomers
; purity 90%) was a gift from P.