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Dr. John A. Kiernan
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
The University of Western Ontario
London, Canada



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Isopentane: alternative names


Is isopentane the same as 2-methyl butane?


Yes.  It is also known as ethyldimethylmethane. All are (CH3)2CHCH2CH3.

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