Alkyl vs Allyl - What's the difference?

alkyl | allyl |


As nouns the difference between alkyl and allyl

is that alkyl is alkyl while allyl is (organic chemistry) an organic radical, ch2=ch-ch2-, existing especially in oils of garlic and mustard.

alkyl

English

(wikipedia alkyl)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a series of univalent radicals of the general formula CnH2n+1 derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons.
  • See also

    * -yl * aryl * methyl * ethyl * propyl * butyl * amyl, pentyl * hexyl * heptyl * octyl * nonyl * decyl * and so on ----

    allyl

    English

    (wikipedia allyl)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) An organic radical, CH2=CH-CH2-, existing especially in oils of garlic and mustard.