Chemical Sciences: A Manual for CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test for Lectureship and JRF/Deuterated benzene

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Structural formula of deuterated benzene

Deuterated benzene (C6D6), is a form (called an isotopologue) of benzene (C6H6)in which the hydrogen atom ("H") is replaced with deuterium (heavy hydrogen) isotope ("D"). Deuterated benzene is a common solvent used in NMR spectroscopy.