In <C3DFCI.9C1 at athena.cs.uga.edu> mjuric at aisun1.ai.uga.edu (Mark Juric [MSAI]) writes:
> I need some help classifying some compounds, and I was wondering if there
>is anyone who could point me in the direction of software or texts for
>this task. I could also use some firm definitions for the following terms:
> a) Aromatic heterocycles
> b) Carboaromatic
> c) Aliphatic (with rings)
> d) Alicyclic
> e) Acyclic
>I am trying to classify a list of compounds according to these catagories.
>If anyone has any suggestions for classifying and differentiating teratogenic
>and non-teratogenic compounds according to this or any other scheme, all help
>would be appreciated.
> I am not a chemist or a biologist, so if this is a simple problem, please
>excuse my ignorance...
>@ Mark Juric A.I. Programs @
>@ mjuric at ai.uga.edu University of Georgia @
>@ Athens, Georgia 30602 @
A good place to start is an introductory Organic Chemistry and
Bio-Chem. text book.