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Chapter 2: Introduction to Organic Molecules and Functional Groups

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  • UI Springfield CHE 267
    Organic Chemistry I
    Fall 2015: Prof. Morsch

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    Functional groups are atoms or small groups of atoms that exhibit a characteristic reactivity when treated with certain reagents. A particular functional group will almost always display its characteristic chemical behavior when it is present in a compound.

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