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  • n. any univalent radical R-O-, or anion R-O-, where R is an alkyl group


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  • The study focuses on a homologous series of meso-substituted A4-porphyrins bearing aryl groups with long alkoxy chains.


  • "The behavior of the compounds in the DSC thermograms is very sensitive to the alkoxy chain lengths present in the molecule" writes Gryko.


  • A gradual decrease in the temperature for the crystalline-to-isotropic-liquid phase transition is observed as the length of the alkoxy side chains increase.


  • SILRES® IC 232, an alkoxy silicone resin intermediate, gives organic binders outstanding resistance to heat and weathering.

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  • Actually, I’m ignoring some other pathways that get more important as molecular weight increases, like the formation of alkyl nitrates, and the times when the molecule fractures in the middle to produce acetaldehyde and an ethyl alkoxy radical.

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  • Slide 7: CH3 1 H3C - O - CH 2 CH3 2 3 1) Longest chain: isopropyl  3 carbons, pro  One bond, Alkane ending, - ane  Propane 1) Second Group: Methyl  Change to alkoxy group, methoxy 3) Position Number: 2-methoxy 4) Put the prefix and suffix together:

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