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Alkyl sulfonate

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  • An alkyl sulfonate is an alkyl ester of a sulfonic acid and has the following general structural formula.

     

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    • R1 (most common) = alkyl, aryl
    • R2 = alkyl

     

    eg. 1:

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    eg. 2:

     

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