Functional Groups are groups of atoms in organic molecules that are responsible for the characteristic chemical reactions of those molecules. In the general formulae below ‘R’ represents a hydrocarbon or hydrogen and ‘X’ represents any halogen atom.
Functional groups described in this infographic: Alkane, Alkene, Alkyne, Alcohol, Ether, Epoxide, Haloalkane, Aldehyde, Ketone, Carboxylic Acid, Acid Anhydride, Ester, Amide, Acyl Halide, Amine, Nitrile, Imine, Isocyanate, Azo Compounds, Thiol and Arene.
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