benzoyl radical


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Noun1.benzoyl radical - the univalent radical derived from benzoic acid
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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During UV curing, 2-hydroxy-2-methyl-1-phenyl-propan-1-one undergoes [alpha]-photocleavage to form the benzoyl radical and the dimethylhydroxymethyl radical.
As shown previously (8), under light irradiation, TPMK undergoes a fast [Alpha] cleavage yielding a para methylthio benzoyl radical and an isopropyl morpholine radical.