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Methylcyclopentane
Methylcyclopentane
is an organic compound with the chemical formula CH3C5H9. It is a colourless, flammable liquid with a faint odor. It is a component of the naphthene fraction of petroleum. It usually is obtained as a mixture with cyclohexane. It is mainly converted in naphthene reformers to benzene..[2] Methylcyclopentane
Methylcyclopentane
is not perfectly planar and can pucker to alleviate stress in its structure.[3] References[edit]

^ a b c Lide, David. R, ed. (2009). CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (89th ed.). CRC Press. ISBN 978-1-4200-6679-1.  ^ M. Larry Campbell. "Cyclohexane" in Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim, 2012. doi:10.1002/14356007.a08_209.pub2 ^ Carey, Francis; Giuliano, Robert (2014). "3". Organic Chemistry (9 ed.). McGraw-Hill. pp. 97–131. ISBN 978-0073402741. 

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