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Carbonyl function (AS/A2 generic)
  Belongs to a sub-set of generics specific to the British A-Level exam system.

The carbonyl function, C=O, is found in several functional groups, including: aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, esters, amides, acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, etc. Carbonyl functions absorb between 1600 - 1800 wavenumbers (cm-1) in the infrared.

Carbonyl function (AS/A2 generic)
is defined with respect to the entities below:
The entities below are defined with respect to:
Carbonyl function (AS/A2 generic)
Acid anhydride (AS/A2 generic)

Acid chloride (AS/A2 generic)

Acylium ion (AS/A2 generic)

Aldehyde (AS/A2 generic)

Amide (AS/A2 generic)

Carbon dioxide

Carbonic acid

Carboxylic acid (AS/A2 generic)

Carboxylic acid anion (AS/A2 generic)

Ester (AS/A2 generic)

Formic acid

Formyl chloride

Ketone (AS/A2 generic)

Methyl formate

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