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A ketone is either the functional group characterized by a carbonyl group (C=O) linked to two alkyl groups, or a compound that contains this functional group. A ketone can be represented by the general formula:
Additional recommended knowledge
The simplest ketone is acetone (2-propanone).
Other carbonyl (C=O) containing classes that are not ketones:
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Pages in category "Ketones"
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Categories: Organic compounds | Functional groups | Oxygen compounds