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ethyl

(ĕth`əl), CH3CH2, organic free radicalfree radical,
in chemistry, a molecule or atom that contains an unpaired electron but is neither positively nor negatively charged. Free radicals are usually highly reactive and unstable. They are produced by homolytic cleavage of a covalent bond (see chemical bond); i.e.
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 or alkyl groupalkyl group
, in chemistry, group of carbon and hydrogen atoms derived from an alkane molecule by removing one hydrogen atom (see radical). The name of the alkyl group is derived from the name of its alkane by replacing the -ane suffix with -yl, e.g.
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 derived from ethaneethane
, CH3CH3, gaseous hydrocarbon. It is a continuous-chain alkane. As a constituent of natural gas, it is used for fuel. It can be prepared by cracking and fractional distillation of petroleum.
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 by removing one hydrogen atom.

ethyl

[′eth·əl]
(organic chemistry)
The hydrocarbon radical C2H5.
Trade name for the tetraethyllead antiknock compound in gasoline.

ethyl

of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group C2H5-
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After 96% ethylic alcohol was injected, the changes were recorded as presented in Table-II.
Therefore, the subjects were classified according to the etiology of their liver pathology into two groups: ethylic cirrhosis (EC) and non-ethylic cirrhosis (NEC).
This makes it a good indicator for maternal drug consumption, both legal and illegal, particularly alcohol, since it attaches to the fecal matter as ethylic esters from fatty acids.
The ethylic metabolism is associated with the production of oxygen reactive species (ORS), which are the source for oxidative stress.
Castoreum qualities are ethylic extracts of the accumulated dried material collected via secretory glands in the abdominal pouch of the Siberian beaver Castor fiber and the Canadian beaver C.
Yeast are active generators of ethylic alcohol, which is used by azotobacter (bacteria that fixes the atmospheric nitrogen on the soil).
The extraction using alkali was repeated two times more and finally the material was washed sequentially with water, until neutral pH, and then with ethanol and ethylic ether, and dried at 60[degrees]C for 24h (HACKMAN, 1953).
Examining the process of producing bioethanol from sugarcane molasses through converting sugarcane molasses to ethylic alcohol in vitro.
The samples were fixed in FAA 50% for 48 hours, later washed in running water and dehydrated in ethylic series until alcohol 70% for storage (Johansen, 1940).
The dimensional instability may be due to ethylic alcohol, which could be produced as a by-product of the chemical reaction of this silicone.