Tosyl vs Phenylmethylsulfonyl - What's the difference?

tosyl | phenylmethylsulfonyl |

Tosyl is a synonym of phenylmethylsulfonyl.


In context|organic chemistry|especially in combination|lang=en terms the difference between tosyl and phenylmethylsulfonyl

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

As nouns the difference between tosyl and phenylmethylsulfonyl

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

tosyl

English

Noun

(wikipedia tosyl) (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry, especially in combination) toluenesulfonyl, phenylmethylsulfonyl
  • Synonyms

    *ptosyl (strictly p-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