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The univalent, unsaturated organic group C3H5.

[Latin allium, garlic; see allium + -yl (so called because it was first obtained from garlic).]

al·lyl′ic (ə-lĭl′ĭk) adj.


(ˈælaɪl; ˈælɪl)
(Chemistry) (modifier) of, consisting of, or containing the monovalent group CH2:CHCH2: allyl group or radical; allyl resin.
[C19: from Latin allium garlic + -yl; first distinguished in a compound isolated from garlic]


(ˈæl ɪl)
the univalent group C3H5, derived from propylene.
[1850–55; < Latin all(ium) garlic + -yl]
al•lyl•ic (əˈlɪl ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.allyl - the univalent unsaturated organic radical C3H5; derived from propylene
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
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Allyl sulfide (A35801), allyl disulfide (A317691), and ketoconazole (K1003) were purchased from Sigma-Aldrich Korea, LTD.
The polyolefin elastomer is a polymer obtained in which an allyl group is present at both terminals polyisobutylene, and volatile components, including residual solvent and an unreacted residual material, contained in the polyolefin elastomer are removed by distillation or reduced-pressure aspiration during or before producing the thermally conductive sheet.
Depending on the metal used, they show different chemoselectivity in mediating the coupling between allyl halides and carbonyl compounds: In and Sn allylate both aldehydes and ketones; Bi allylates aldehydes and selected ketones; Sb allyates only aldehydes and Mn only aryl aldehydes.
Allyl alcohol, also a large-scale industrial chemical, causes a different form of liver toxicity: acute hepatic periportal (zone 1) necrosis.
Allyl sulfides, found in onions, garlic and leeks, as well as phenolic acids found in tomatoes, citrus and whole grains, help the body's enzymes block carcinogens in the body--a first-line defense.
She finished in seventh place but she is better judged on her debut victory at York when she was successful where the ill-fated Bint Allyl failed 12 months ago.
Animal studies show that one compound, allyl disulphide, prevents certain cancers.
Or allyl sulfides, dithiolthiones, or isothiocyanates?
Allyl sulfides increase the production of glutathione S-transferase, which may make carcinogens easier to excrete.
Contract award: Polyn Allyl Diglycol Carbonate (PADC) also known as CR-39 sheets Supply of Lot 1 and Cutting and Encoding of Lot 2.
The IR spectrum showed absorption bands due to hydroxyl group (3550 cm-1), aromatic system (1610- 1500 cm-1) and allyl group (1645 cm-1).