As nouns the difference between carbene and metallocarbene
is that carbene
is while metallocarbene
is (organic chemistry) a complex containing a metal and a carbene.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
(organic chemistry) Any short-lived, reactive species R2C:', especially the parent compound CH2' : (also called methylene).
* carbene analogue
(Transition metal carbene complex
(organic chemistry) A complex containing a metal and a carbene