vinyl radical

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Noun1.vinyl radical - a univalent chemical radical derived from ethylenevinyl radical - a univalent chemical radical derived from ethylene
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 abstraction of Br by n-Bu3Sn radical from ether 11 followed by conjugate addition of resulting vinyl radical 13 to enone 8 results an enol radical that upon addition to Ca%0!C furnishes a radical 14.
Grafting occurs by addition of the vinyl group on to the chain radical with subsequent termination of the vinyl radical by abstraction of a further hydrogen atom.