Methylbenzene vs Phenylmethylsulfonyl - What's the difference?

methylbenzene | phenylmethylsulfonyl |


As nouns the difference between methylbenzene and phenylmethylsulfonyl

is that methylbenzene is (organic compound) while phenylmethylsulfonyl is (organic chemistry|especially in combination) the univalent radical formed by the attachment of a sulfonyl group to methylbenzene (toluene).

methylbenzene

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Noun

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  • (organic compound)
  • phenylmethylsulfonyl

    English

    Alternative forms

    * phenylmethanesulfonyl

    Noun

    (-)
  • (organic chemistry, especially in combination) The univalent radical formed by the attachment of a sulfonyl group to methylbenzene (toluene)
  • Derived terms

    * phenylmethylsulfonyl chloride * phenylmethylsulfonyl fluoride

    Synonyms

    * tosyl