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ruchi yadav
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8 years ago
A class oforganic compoundsthat contain an ethergroup— anoxygenatomconnected to twoalkylorarylgroups — of general formula R–O–R'.[1]A typical example is thesolventandanestheticdiethyl ether, commonly referred to simply as "ether" (CH3-CH2-O-CH2-CH3). Ethers are common in organic chemistry and pervasive in biochemistry, as they are common linkages incarbohydratesandlignin.


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