I recently came across different names for the following compound:

what is this

Is the IUPAC name for this cyclohexol or cyclohexanol? Is the use of cyclohexol as seen in a google patent and in this Chinese thesis accurate?


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Note that I can only comment on the English translations!

Cyclohexanol is correct, cyclohexol is just wrong. This is not the only error in the abstract of the thesis.

Cyclohexone is the most [...]

isn't correct either. The name is cyclohexanone!


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