Thiol vs Mercaptoalkyl - What's the difference?

thiol | mercaptoalkyl |


As nouns the difference between thiol and mercaptoalkyl

is that thiol is thiol while mercaptoalkyl is (organic chemistry|especially in combination) an alkyl group having a mercaptan (thiol) substituent.

thiol

English

Noun

(wikipedia thiol) (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) a univalent organic radical (-SH) containing a sulphur and a hydrogen atom; a compound containing such a radical
  • Synonyms

    * mercaptan

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    mercaptoalkyl

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry, especially in combination) An alkyl group having a mercaptan (thiol) substituent