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Functional Group Class Terms

Chemical Abstracts Service, 1993. Reproduced for educational purposes with permission from CAS, a Division of the American Chemical Society.

There are ten functional group class terms. Each class term encompasses a number of specific terms that represent functional groups.

Class Terms
Class Terms and Functional Groups included
Alcohols
  • Allyl Alcohol
  • Cyanohydrin
  • Cyclic Alcohol
  • Enol
  • Glycol
  • Halohydrin
  • Hemiacetal
  • Hydroxylamine
  • Phenol
  • Primary Alcohol
  • Secondary Alcohol
  • Tertiary Alcohol
Alkenes
  • Acyclic Alkene
  • Cyclic Alkene
Alkynes
  • Alkyne
  • Enyne
  • Pi-Alkyne
Amines
  • Amine Oxide
  • Aziridine
  • Chloramine
  • Cyanamide
  • Enamine
  • Hydroxylamine
  • Imine
  • Primary Amine
  • Secondary Amine
  • Tertiary Amine
Carbonate Derivatives
  • Carbamate
  • Carbonate
  • Guanidine
  • Haloformate
  • Thiourea
  • Urea
Carboxy Derivatives
  • Acid Halide
  • Amide
  • Amidine
  • Anhydride
  • Carboxylate
  • Carboxylic
  • Haloformate
  • Imide
  • Lactam
  • Lactone
  • Peroxy Acid
  • Peroxy Ester
  • Thioamide
  • Thiocarboxy
Halides
  • Acid Halide
  • Alkyl Halide
  • Allyl Halide
  • Aryl Halide
  • Chloramine
  • Gem-Dihalide
  • Haloformate
  • Halohydrin
  • Metal Halide
  • Sulfenyl Halide
  • Sulfinyl Halide
  • Sulfonyl Halide
  • Trihalide
  • Vic-Dihalide
  • Vinyl Halide
Heterocycles
  • 1,2-C3N2
  • 1,2-C3NO
  • 1,2-C3NS
  • 1,2-C3O2
  • 1,2-C30S
  • 1,2-C3S2
  • 1,2-C4N2
  • 1,2-C4NO
  • 1,2-C4NS
  • 1,2-C4O2
  • 1,2-C4OS
  • 1,2-C4S2
  • 1,3-C3N2
  • 1,3-C3NO
  • 1,3-C3NS
  • 1,3-C3O2
  • 1,3-C30S
  • 1,3-C3S2
  • 1,3-C4N2
  • 1,3-C4NO
  • 1,3-C4NS
  • 1,3-C4O2
  • 1,3-C4OS
  • 1,3-C4S2
  • 1,4-C4N2
  • 1,4-C4NO
  • 1,4-C4NS
  • 1,4-C4O2
  • 1,4-C4OS
  • 1,4-C4S2
  • 1,4-C5N2
  • C2S
  • C3N
  • C3O
  • C3S
  • C4N
  • C4O
  • C4S
  • C5N
  • C5O
  • C5S
  • C6N
  • C6O
  • C6S
  • Aziridine
  • Cephem
  • Episulfide
  • Epoxide
  • Penam
  • Purine
Ketones
  • Acyclic Ketone
  • Cyclic Ketone
  • O-Quinone
  • P-Quinone
Organometallics
  • Acylmetal
  • Metal Arene
  • Metal Carbene
  • Metal Carbonyl
  • Metal Cyclopendadienyl
  • Metal Halide
  • Metal Hydride
  • Metal Metal Bond
  • Metal Nitrogen
  • Metal Nitrosyl
  • Metal Phosphine
  • Metal Sulfur
  • Metallocarbocycle
  • Mu-Carbonyl
  • Organometal
  • Pi-Alkene
  • Pi-Alkyne
  • Pi-Allyl


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