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Thioether

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  • A thioether or sulfide is a compound that has the following general structural formula.

     

     

    R1, R2 = alkyl groups and/or aryl groups

     

    eg:

     

     

    The sulfur atom in a thioether molecule is called the thioether or sulfide group.