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alkyl group

Definition of the noun alkyl group

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  1. any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons

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Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (1987)

by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James

alkyl group (Alk). Group formed by the removal of a hydrogen atom from an aliphatic HYDROCARBON. The group is named according to the parent hydrocarbon by replacing the suffix –ane by —yl (e.g., methyl, CH3–; ethyl, ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Organic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

alkoxide An organic compound containing an ion of the type RO–, where R is an alkyl group. Alkoxides can be made by the reaction of metallic sodium on an ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistery (2010)

by R. P. Gupta

Alkenes Alkenes arc unsaturated compounds containing double carbon-carbon bonds, Alkoxido An organic compound containing an ion of the type RCK where R is an alkyl group. Alkyl Group A group obtained by removing a hydrogen atom ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Science (2010)

by Elizabeth A. Martin

alkylation A chemical reaction that introduces an *alkyl group into an organic molecule. The *Friedel-Crafts reaction results in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing (2006)

by Sunggyu Lee

The HDS reactivity of various sulfur compounds decreases in the order of disulfides > sulfides, thiols > thiophenes > BTs, NTs > BNTs, DBTs without any alkyl group at the 4- and/or ...

Google previewCondensed Encyclopedia of Polymer Engineering Terms (2012)

by Nicholas P Cheremisinoff

The NX-dialkyl-p-PDAs (where the alkyl group may be 1-methylheptyl, 1-ethyl-3-methylpentyl, 1,4-dimethylpentyl, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chemical Processing and Design (1977)

Volume 2 - Additives to Alpha by John J. McKetta Jr

Detergent properties are not only dependent on the degree of branching of the alkyl group but also on the position of the phenyl group on the dodecyl chain [17. 52]. Initially its position is mainly dependent on the position of the double bond in ...

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