Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 1983, 48, 2284-2304

Reactions graphs

Vladimír Kvasničkaa, Milan Kratochvílb and Jaroslav Kočac

a Department of Mathematic, Slovak Institute of Technology, 812 37 Bratislava
b Research Institute of Pure Chemicals, Lachema, 621 33 Brno
c Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Education, J. E. Purkyně University, 662 80 Brno


The reaction graphs for systematic and unambiguous representation of classes of reactions are suggested. This concept offers very simple and transparent method to analyze the complicated reaction schemes form the standpoint of their mechanistic realization. It is demonstrated that the reaction graphs can be used also for the canonisation of chemical reactions.