Univalent vs Phenylmethylsulfonyl - What's the difference?

univalent | phenylmethylsulfonyl |


As nouns the difference between univalent and phenylmethylsulfonyl

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

As an adjective univalent

is (chemistry) having a valence of 1, or having only one valence.

univalent

English

Adjective

(-)
  • (chemistry) Having a valence of 1, or having only one valence.
  • (genetics) Of, or relating to, a chromosome that is not paired with its homologous chromosome during synapsis.
  • (Holomorphic and) injective.
  • Synonyms

    * (chemistry) monovalent * (complex analysis) schlicht, simple

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (genetics) Any univalent chromosome.
  • 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