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Ketone

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    A ketone is a carbonyl compound in whose molecule the carbonyl carbon is bonded to two carbon atoms.

    eg:

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    The carbonyl group in a ketone is called the keto group.

    ketone2.png

    see also cyclic ketone, symmetrical ketone, unsymmetrical ketone, methyl ketone


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