abstraction

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00045
A @[email protected] or @[email protected], the main feature of which is the @[email protected] removal of an atom (neutral or charged) from a molecular entity. For example:
A00045-1.png
(@[email protected] abstraction from acetone)
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(hydrogen abstraction from methane)
See:
detachment
Source:
PAC, 1994, 66, 1077. (Glossary of terms used in physical organic chemistry (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 1081 [Terms] [Paper]