The Dictionary of Organic Compounds is commonly referred to as "DOC".

[Dictionary of Organic Compounds, 6th ed. Chapman and Hall, New York, 1996, vol. 2, D-0201.]

DOC consists of 6 volumes of information, and three index volumes.

DOC offers the following specialized indexes:

* Synonym index

* Chemical Abstracts Registry number index

* Molecular formula index (Hill notation)

* Heteroatom index

For each compound, the following information is included:

* Name

* Synonyms

* Structure

* Physical properties

* Chemical Abstracts Registry number

* Derivatives (often)

* Selected citations to the literature, including syntheses, toxicity, spectroscopy and other properties of the compound. Lists can be quite extensive.