Aromatize, dearomatize


    Aromatize: Transforms the molecule from Kekulé representation to aromatic representation by using the general aromatization method.

    Dearomatize: Transforms the molecule from aromatic representation to Kekulé representation. (This method does not check by default if Hückel's rule is valid.)

    How to use the tool:

    For pressing the button successively, the function converts the structure from Kekulé to aromatic form back and forth. If there is a selected aromatic ring on the canvas, Aromatize/dearomatize method works only for the selected structural part.

    (This tool requires JChem Web Services.)

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    Scientific background of Aromatization

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