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Disulfide

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  • A disulfide is a compound that has the following general structural formula.

     

     

    R1 and R2 could be alkyl groups, aryl groups, or any combination thereof; in most disulfides, R1 = R2.

     

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    The S—S group in an organic molecule is called the disulfide group.