Phenylmethylsulfonyl vs Toluenesulfonyl - What's the difference?

phenylmethylsulfonyl | toluenesulfonyl |


As nouns the difference between phenylmethylsulfonyl and toluenesulfonyl

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

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

    toluenesulfonyl

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • phenylmethylsulfonyl; tosyl