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isopentenyl


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the trivial name for 3‐methylbut‐3‐enyl, CH2=C(CH3)–CH2–CH2–, the alkenyl group formally derived from isopentenyl alcohol (i.e. 3‐methylbut‐3‐en‐1‐ol) by loss of its hydroxyl group. Compare prenyl.

Subjects: Chemistry.


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