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Alpha Hydrogen

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  • An alpha (symbol: α) hydrogen is a hydrogen atom on an alpha carbon in an organic molecule; a hydrogen atom on a beta carbon is a beta hydrogen, and so on (α, ß, γ, δ…).

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