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Definition of the noun alkyl group
What does alkyl group mean as a name of something?
- any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons
- lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
- synonyms of alkyl group: alkyl / alkyl radical
- more generic terms: chemical group / group / radical = two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
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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, ...
Dictionary of Chemistry (2014)
by Andrew Hunt
alkyl group: a group of carbon and hydrogen atoms that forms part of the structure of a molecule . The simplest example is the methyl groupCH 3¦, which is methane with one ...
by Zerong Wang, Uta Wille, Eusebio Juaristi
Methylthio group can be “tagged” via Au–S binding interaction using preformed 5 nm gold colloidal nanoparticles, whereas the perfluorinated alkyl group allows the analysis of the nanotubes by 19F NMR and XPS spectroscopy. Radical ...
by Peter J. Gosling
alkyl group (chemistry) GROUP formed by removing a HYDROGEN ATOM from an ALIPHATIC COMPOUND, e.g. methane (CH4) and ETHANE (C2H6) form ...
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