Carbene vs Monocarbene - What's the difference?

carbene | monocarbene |


As nouns the difference between carbene and monocarbene

is that carbene is while monocarbene is (organic chemistry) any compound having a single carbene group.

carbene

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any short-lived, reactive species R2C:', especially the parent compound CH2' : (also called methylene).
  • Derived terms

    * carbene analogue

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    monocarbene

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any compound having a single carbene group