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Compounds exclusively made up of hydrogen and carbon atoms, which are held together via covalent bonds between the atoms. Hydrocarbons display certain characteristics such as insolubility in water, structural stability and non-polarity.
- ↑ Alberts, B (2008). Molecular Biology of the Cell. New York: Garland Science.106