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PEG is the term usually reserved for shorter chains, while PEO is used to refer to longer chain molecules. When polyethylene glycols are dissolved in water, they increase the viscosity of the solution. While it might be easy to model short-chain polymers in dilute solution as some kind of folded chain approaching a spherical volume, as the chains get longer ...


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Note that the genre of this post is is going to be dystopian speculative science fiction. (I'm not sure whether I should hope that in IUPAC commission, nobody reads it, or at least somebody reads it).   This compound could be named by our ancestors like e.g. amines, O-ethyl-2,2-dimethylcyclohexan-1-ol. Or like e.g. phosphane derivatives. Note that in ...


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