Definition of sulphonyl in English:

sulphonyl

Line breaks: sulph|onyl
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌlfənʌɪl
 
, -nɪl/
(also sulfonyl)

noun

[as modifier] Chemistry
  • Of or denoting a divalent radical, —SO2—, derived from a sulphonic acid group.
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    • Phenyl methyl sulphonyl fluoride was added to the cell lysate and the lysate stored on ice until use.
    • Methyl sulfonyl methane is a source of organic sulfur, an important component of disulfide bonds in the laminae.
    • It is our intent here to illustrate this mechanistic similarity by reviewing the mechanism of the most widely utilized organic osmolyte, the sulfonyl amino acid, taurine.

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