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H2C CH2 H2C

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Originally appearing in Volume V25, Page 892 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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H2C CH2 H2C CO H—C—CH3, which on heating produces a form rotating in opposite sense, though not the antipode. Probably H and CH 3 in the lower asymmetric carbon have changed places. A further treatment at high temperature might probably produce the inactive mixture of this menthol and its antipode.
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