CAS - Molecule of the Week

Molecule of the Week
February 26, 2006

Regarding this week’s selected substance:

1,3-Butadiene, is a diene (a compound with alternating single and double carbon–carbon bounds) that is the raw material for polybutadiene, the rubber in your tires.


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