A mnemonic for dicarboxylic acids


The mnemonic of DeLoach and Brandon for the al- acids. “Omsgapsas” gives the first letter ofoxalic, doses1 recalls one long remembered for the dic...
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A MNEMONIC FOR DICARBOXYLIC ACIDS GERALD J. COX University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

THEmnemonic of DeLoach and Brandon for the al- acids. "Omsgapsas" gives the first letter of oxalic, doses' recalls one long remembered for the dicarboxylic J. CAEM.EDUC.,32, 136(1955).

malonic, succinic, glutaric, adipic, pimelie, azaleic and sebacic acids.