Start Science Dictionary | Overview | Topics | Groups | Categories | Bookmark this page.
Science dictionary - scientific encyclopedia  
Full text search :        
   A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z   #   


phosphorus pentoxide (phosphorus(v) oxide)

P{TAG(tag=>sub)}4{TAG}O{TAG(tag=>sub)}10{TAG} (see the diagram) An important oxide of phosphorus. It is a white solid which is an exceptionally strong dehydrating agent, capable even of dehydrating concentrated sulphuric acid, and is used to dehydrate amides RCONH{TAG(tag=>sub)}2{TAG} to nitriles RCN.

{img src=show_image.php?name=image_16_27.gif }



Bookmark this page:



<< former term
next term >>
phosphorus pentachloride (phosphorus(v) chloride)


Other Terms : electrochemical series (electromotive series) | galvanize | horizon



Home |  Add new article  |  Your List |  Tools |  Become an Editor |  Tell a Friend |  Links |  Awards |  Testimonials |  Press |  News |  About |
Copyright ©2009 Globalscience24. All rights reserved.  Terms of Use  |  Privacy Policy  |  Contact Us