A compound ion formed when a phosphoric acid molecule releases a proton.
The simplest peptide, formed from two glycine molecules by a peptide bond.
A triol that is often used as an ingredient of creams and ointments.
The best known alcohol, important in the food industry.
Colourless, heavier-than-air gas with a pungent odour. It forms white fumes in moist air.
The simplest dicarboxylic acid.
An unsaturated monocarboxylic acid. The molecule contains double bond in cis orientation.
The simplest of the aromatic hydroxy compounds.
A disaccharide formed by the joining of two alpha-D-glucose molecules.
The simplest polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon.
A heterocyclic organic compound.
Used in the production of beryllium and as a catalyst.
Synthetic rubber is produced by the polymerisation of isoprene.
A colourless, heavier-than-air gas, an intermediate in the production of nitric acid.
The simplest saturated alcohol. A highly toxic compound, easily confusable with ethanol.
The first member in the homologous series of alkanes.
A white, odourless crystalline compound.
One of the hydrogen halides, a highly aggressive substance - it even attacks glass.
A solid, grey substance which sublimates when heated. Its solution in alcohol is called tincture of iodine, it is a disinfectant.
The simplest conjugated diene.