benzyl group

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Noun1.benzyl group - the univalent radical derived from toluene
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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The methylene carbon atoms of benzyl group appeared at 55.
Compared with the antifungal activity of the most active molecules (6f and 6g), the druglikeness calculation showed good correlation and confirmed the importance of removing the benzyl group, and the introduction of a hydroxyl group in the 4-aryl substituent of the tetrahydroquinoline structure (Table 3).
It had been postulated that bulk around the quaternary nitrogen produced by the benzyl group might provide sufficient lipid solubility for absorption.
Benzyl group substituted at N-atom of the parent sulfonamide demonstrated a multiplet ranging at d 7.
The overall 3-dimensional shape, however, is similar to desmosterol except for the presence of the large benzyl group at position 3.