Bibenzyl

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Bibenzyl
Bibenzyl.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
1,1'-(Ethane-1,2-diyl)dibenzene
Other names
1,2-Diphenylethane
Dibenzil
Dibenzyl
Dihydrostilbene
sym-Diphenylethane
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.002.816
UNII
Properties
C14H14
Molar mass 182.27 g·mol−1
Appearance Crystalline solid[1]
Density 0.9782 g/cm3[1]
Melting point 52.0 to 52.5 °C (125.6 to 126.5 °F; 325.1 to 325.6 K)[1]
Boiling point 284 °C (543 °F; 557 K)[1]
Insoluble
-126.8·10−6 cm3/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Bibenzyl (1,2-diphenylethane) is an aromatic chemical compound that can be considered a derivative of ethane in which one phenyl group is attached to each carbon atom.

Natural occurrences[edit]

Bibenzyl forms the central core of some natural products like dihydrostilbenoids[2] and isoquinoline alkaloids.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d The Merck Index, 11th Edition, 1219
  2. ^ John Gorham; Motoo Tori; Yoshinori Asakawa (1995). The biochemistry of the stilbenoids. Springer. ISBN 0-412-55070-9.