amyl group

amyl group
Chem.
any of several univalent, isomeric groups having the formula C5H11-, whose derivatives are found in fusel oil, fruit extracts, etc. Also called amyl radical.

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  • amyl group — Chem. any of several univalent, isomeric groups having the formula C5H11 , whose derivatives are found in fusel oil, fruit extracts, etc. Also called amyl radical. * * * …   Universalium

  • Amyl nitrite — Not to be confused with amyl nitrate. Amyl nitrite …   Wikipedia

  • Amyl nitrate — For the active ingredient in the recreational drugs known as poppers, see amyl nitrite. Amyl nitrate IUPAC name …   Wikipedia

  • amyl — /am il, ay mil/, Chem. adj. 1. containing an amyl group; pentyl. n. 2. an amyl group. [1840 50; < Gk ám(ylon) starch (see AMYLO ) + YL, with haplology of am(yl) yl] * * * …   Universalium

  • amyl radical — Chem. See amyl group. * * * …   Universalium

  • amyl radical — Chem. See amyl group …   Useful english dictionary

  • Amyl — The word or root amyl has two meanings, in organic chemistry and biochemistry. Biochemistry In biochemistry, amyl means pertaining to starch . Many moderately complex biological chemicals related to starch contain it, for example: * Amylase *… …   Wikipedia

  • amyl — /ˈæməl/ (say amuhl) noun 1. Colloquial → amyl nitrite. 2. Obsolete a univalent group C5H11, formally derived from pentane. {Latin amylum starch (Greek amylon); the yl was identified with yl} …   Australian-English dictionary

  • amyl — n. (used attrib.) Chem. the monovalent group C5H11 , derived from pentane. Also called PENTYL. Etymology: L amylum starch, from which oil containing it was distilled …   Useful english dictionary

  • isoamyl group — Chem. the univalent group C5H11. Also called isoamyl radical. Cf. amyl group, pentyl group. * * * …   Universalium

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