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Any relationship btwn alkyl and carbonyl?

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 6:51 pm
by Chem_Mod
Is there a relationship between carbonyl and alkyl since they have the same suffix?

Re: Any relationship btwn alkyl and carbonyl?

Posted: Sun Oct 30, 2011 6:51 pm
by Chem_Mod
No. Carbonyl is a C=O functional group, alkyl is an alkane substituent.