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WHAT IS THE MEANING OF KETONE?EXPLAIN IT COMPLETELY.

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF KETONE?EXPLAIN IT COMPLETELY.

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RISHIKA
550 Points
one year ago
Ketone, any of a class of organic compounds characterized by the presence of a carbonyl group in which the carbon atom is covalently bonded to an oxygen atom. The remaining two bonds are to other carbon atoms or hydrocarbon radicals (R): Alcohols may be oxidized to give aldehydes, ketones, and carboxylic acids.
Higher Classifications: Organic compound
 

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