The branch of chemistry dealing with compounds of carbon.
Before World War II. A substitute for silk.
Wohler's synthesis of urea.
A compound formed only of hydrogen and carbon atoms.
Two molecules that have the same formula but have different structures.
By functional groups.
Flavorings and scents.
Salicylic acid and acetic anhydride (with an acid catalyst).
Extract the drug, purify it, determine its structure, and then determine how to produce it synthetically.
It is the starting material for the synthesis of many organic compounds.