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Carbonyl group

Introduction to carbonyl group In organic chemistry, carbonyl group is a functional group where carbon and oxygen atom are connected with a double bond. The compounds contain carbonyl group are known as carbonyl compounds. Carbonyl group refers to a carbon monoxide can also attached to an inorganic atom as a ligand that is called metal … Read more


Aldehyde Definition An aldehyde (RCHO) or alkanal is a carbonyl compound (compounds contain -CO- as a functional group) where carbonyl group is bonded to one carbon (or alkyl group) and one hydrogen atom. Ethanal is an example of aldheyde where one methyl group and one hydrogen group is added to the carbonyl carbon. But formaldehyde (HCHO) … Read more