methyl radical

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Noun1.methyl radical - the univalent radical CH3- derived from methane
alkyl, alkyl group, alkyl radical - any of a series of univalent groups of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons
aminomethane - a methyl with the hydrogen atom replaced by an amino radical
hydroxymethyl - a methyl with hydroxide replacing the hydrogen atoms
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This new macro-radical can combine with another macroradical to yield a crosslink, or with a methyl radical to give a pendant alkoxyamine.
This chemistry is also remarkable in terms of its potential use of methyl radical byproducts.
The fragment ion of M/Z 179 is obtained by the loss of a methyl radical to yield the spiro cation that is shown in Scheme 1.
This decomposition reaction yields formaldehyde and a methyl radical, consistent with the observation that [C.
Elimination of a methyl radical from the isopropylidene group of bisphenol A based polysulfone, followed by hydrogen abstraction to form methane was observed but not abundant.
Interestingly, the same Friedrich Paneth responsible for the demonstration of methyl radical formation was in charge of the chemistry group.
The most influential of these developments came in 1929 when Frederich Paneth in Berlin conducted his famous metal mirror experiment, in which the thermal decomposition of tetramethyl lead flowing through a hot tube laid down a lead mirror, and when cool this mirror could subsequently be removed by methyl radicals generated in another such thermolysis.
It is known that higher temperatures accelerate alkoxy radical fragmentation in DCP-initiated processes [22], but a complete understanding of initiation requires more than knowledge of the fate of cumyloxy radicals, and must include information regarding the reactivity of methyl radical intermediates.