diazo compound


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diazo compound

[dī′a·zō ′käm‚pau̇nd]
(organic chemistry)
An organic compound containing the radical ‒N=N‒.
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His highly original studies of the reactions of between organoboranes and diazo compounds led to the development of new methods for the preparation of several classes of compounds: ketones, esters, aldehydes, nitriles; all involving the formation of new carbon-carbon bonds.
Chemical engineers of course know the hazard potential of the most popular substances such as peroxides, organic nitro and diazo compounds and certain mixtures (ie.