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  • adj. Containing an allyl group, an alkene hydrocarbon group with the formula H2C=CH-CH2-

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  • Of or belonging to allyl: as, an allylic sulphid.

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  • adj. of or pertaining to the allyl radical


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allyl +‎ -ic


  • He discovered one certain type of solvent called allylic alcohols that turned off the oxidation.


  • Aconitate isomerase catalyzes the interconversion of cis - and trans-aconitate by a 1, 3 allylic rearrangement that uses the (pro-S) hydrogens of the two substrates.

    Irwin Rose - Autobiography

  • In 1980 he carried out successful experiments that led to a practical method for the catalytic asymmetric oxidation of allylic alcohols to chiral epoxides.

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001 - Information for the Public

  • The allylic alcohol is oxidised to the epoxide (R) - glycidol using the oxidising agent tertiary butylhydroperoxide in the presence of a catalyst.

    The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2001 - Information for the Public

  • "Using allylic alcohol removes that chemical imperative for a company to make up their solutions and make the films very quickly."


  • Oxatriquinacene, the first stable allylic oxonium ion, is more reactive than oxatriquinane yet significantly more stable than simple alkyl oxonium salts.

    Chemical & Engineering News: Latest News

  • Instead of producing a shift in double-bond position, the enzyme modification had yielded three completely new products - two variations of a hydroxylated product called an allylic alcohol and a fatty acid containing two double bonds.

    Nano Tech Wire

  • (4S) - limonene is hydroxy - lated regiospecifically and stereospecifically at C6 to give (-) - trans-carveol as the sole product, (4R) - limonene leads to multiple products indicating allylic rearrangement [5,9]; overview [8]) [1, 5] P?

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  • We describe a mutant of the castor acyl-ACP desaturase (T117R / G188L / D280K) that converts stearoyl-ACP into the allylic alcohol trans-isomer (E) - 10-18: 1-9-OH via a cis isomer (

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