alkyl group

  1. any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons
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  • The methyl group is the alkyl group with the chemical formula CH 3.
  • The names of specific aldehydes are generally taken from the name of the alkyl group with the addition of an ‘al’ ending, e.g. methanal, ethanal.
  • Slide 8: 1) Place the alkyl groups joined by the oxygen atom as the prefix alphabetical CH3 - O - CH2 - CH2 - CH3 methyl propyl  "methyl propyl" 2) Put ether at the end of name as the suffix methyl propyl ether Recently Uploaded Slideshows
  • For example, alkyl groups can be introduced into aliphatic hydrocarbons or aromatic hydrocarbons by alkylation reactions.
  • The first four alkyl groups are methyl, ethyl, propyl, and butyl, with the number of carbon atoms being one, two, three, and four respectively.
  • This produces the second electrophile, the positively charged alkyl group.
  • These bases can be chemically modified in a number of ways, including by alkylation, in which an alkyl group (or "adduct") is transferred onto a guanine base. Innovations-report
  • In addition, alkyl groups may correspond to reagents and intermediates in organic chemistry.
  • For example, the derived alkyl group from methane is the methyl group.
  • Alkylation reactions are reactions where an alkyl group is introduced into a molecule.
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