Oh, NOW you've opened a can of worms. Ronn -- a short lecture on chemical nomenclature if you don't mind. What *do* those numbers before a chemical compound's name mean?
And while you're at it, do we live in a left-handed world or a right-handed world, and why? Stephen Beecroft wrote: > -Ronn- > > (FWIW, I've been unable to find out why there is apparently no > > such compound as 1,7-trimethylxanthine. > > Perhaps because the "1,7" and the "tri" prefixes are mutually exclusive? > Just a guess. :) > > Stephen -- Marc A. Schindler Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland “Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on” – Winston Churchill Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the author solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s employer, nor those of any organization with which the author may be associated. ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^^=============================================================== This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^^===============================================================