Anhydride

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Anhydride is formed by removal of water from compounds which each contain an acyl group, resulting in a compound consisting two acyl groups attached to an oxygen atom[1][2].( O=R1-O-R2=O )

References

  1. IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.
  2. http://www.chem.ucla.edu/~harding/IGOC/A/anhydride.html
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