Ch3-Hydroxl - carboxylic acid-oic acid (carboxyl) R-COOH...

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Class of  Compound Suffix Functional  Group General  Formula Example Name alcohol -ol (alkyl alcohol) -OH (hydroxyl) R-OH ethanol (ethyl alcohol) aldehyde -al (carbonyl) R-CHO Acetaldehyde (major metabolite  of ethanol) ketone -one (carbonyl) R-CO-R' Acetone (solvent)
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Unformatted text preview: carboxylic acid-oic acid (carboxyl) R-COOH Amino acid (weakly acidic) biology.clc.uc.edu/courses/bio104/ carbon .htm Polar groups make the molecule more hydrophilic Polar groups make the molecule more hydrophilic...
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This note was uploaded on 09/25/2010 for the course BIOLOGY Biology 10 taught by Professor D'arville during the Spring '10 term at Rutgers.

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