Encyclopedia > Pyridine

  Article Content


Pyridine is one of the most simple heteroaromatic molecules, with the Hill system formula C5H5N.

Pyridine is structurally similar to benzene, with a single nitrogen atom substituting in the six-member aromatic ring for one of the carbon and one of the hydrogen atoms.

Pyridine is a base. Its conjugate acid is a unipositive polyatomic ion called pyridinium[?], C5H5NH+.

Under conditions of standard temperature and pressure, pyridine is a liquid with a strong odor.

All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
  Featured Article
Fibre optic gyroscope

...     Contents Fibre optic gyroscope wikipedia.org dumped 2003-03-17 with ...

This page was created in 54.4 ms