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Topic: Why do some oxygen containing hydrocarbon form hydrogen bonds and others do not?  (Read 6885 times)

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 ??? Why do some oxygen containing hydrocarbon form hydrogen bonds and others do not?



Edit: edited title for better indexing. Mitch
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Re:Need help
« Reply #1 on: April 04, 2004, 11:00:04 PM »
A hydrogen bond is a bond between a lone pair of electrons on oxgen and a hydrogen atom.
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« Reply #2 on: April 05, 2004, 04:21:38 AM »
Hydrocarbons cannot contain oxygen.
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« Reply #3 on: April 05, 2004, 04:43:22 PM »
Are you asking both as a donor and acceptor?  

The differences may be due to the length of the nonpolar tail, or any other structural significance for that matter.

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