Organyl group


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In organic and organometallic chemistry, an organyl group is an organic substituent with one (sometimes more) free valence(-s) at a carbon atom.[1] The term is often used in chemical patent literature to protect claims over a broad scope.



  1. ^ IUPAC, Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book") (1997). Online corrected version: (2006–) "organyl groups". doi:10.1351/goldbook.O04329.