Substituent

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Dianna Grigorian 1C
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Substituent

Postby Dianna Grigorian 1C » Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:08 pm

Can the term "substituent" refer to any molecule not part of the parent chain?

Vincent Tse 2B
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Re: Substituent

Postby Vincent Tse 2B » Thu Mar 02, 2017 9:16 pm

I believe so. You can think of a substituent as an atom (or group of atoms/molecule) that is bonded to one of the carbons of the longest carbon chain.


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