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Silyl Ether

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  • A silyl ether is the compound obtained when one or both carbon atoms bonded to the ether group in an ether molecule is replaced by silicon atoms.

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    The oxygen atom in a silyl ether molecule is called the silyl ether group.

     

     

    see also protecting group