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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.
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(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]
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(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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Other allyl derivatives, including diallyldisulfide, allylmethyldisulfide, and allylmercaptan (DADS, AMDS, and AM, respectively), decreased tumor formation in the forestomach and lung, but the related saturated propyl derivatives propylmethyldisulfide, propylmethyltrisulfide, dipropylsulfide, and dipropyltrisulfide (PMDS, PMTS, DPS, and DPTS, respectively) did not (58,59).
His progress in the training circles had been good but it got even better when he was sent Bint Allyl to train.
On the other hand, allyl sulfides - in the garlic and onion family - increase enzymes that aid in the elimination of carcinogens.
These contain allyl isothiocyanate, which doesn't even rate as "possibly carcinogenic, according to [ARC.
In order to investigate their potential applications as additives, we synthesized the allyl-terminated hyperbranched PAEKs (HBP-AL) via an etherification between HBP-OH and allyl bromide and incorporated HBP-AL into the bismaleimide (BMI) resins based on 4,4'-bismaleimideodiphenylmethane (BMDM, Chart 1) and 2,2'-diallylbisphenal A (DBA).
The internal crosslinking agent is a silane compound with one vinyl group or allyl group attached to a silicon atom and at least one Si-O bond.
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).
According to Bergman, the formic acid converts glycerol, a major and unwanted by-product in the manufacturing of biodiesel, into allyl alcohol, which is used as a starting material in the manufacturing of polymers, drugs, organic compounds, herbicides, pesticides and other chemical products.
reuteri alone and in combination with Allyl isothiocyanate (AIT) to determine action against a cocktail containing five strains of E.
When ground, the seeds, trigger a chemical reaction that produces allyl isothiocyanate, a phytonutrient known for its anticancer properties.
Partial replacement of pentaerythritol with styrene allyl alcohol (SAA) resinous polyols in standard alkyd resin syntheses results in a marked decrease in the resin polydispersities but little change in the number average molecular weights.
SR533 is a TAIC (tri allyl isocyanurate) specialty coagent, a tri-functional monomer said to help compounders ensure the superior physical and aesthetic properties of finished rubber goods by maintaining a high degree of scorch safety during formulation, allowing for increased processing times, according to the company.