noun[as modifier] Chemistry
Of or denoting the alkyl radical —CH(CH3)2, derived from propane by removal of a hydrogen atom from the middle carbon atom.
More example sentences
- Three glyphosate salts are currently being marketed: isopropyl amine, ammonium and di-ammonium salt.
- On the other hand, virtually no hydrolysis occurs with an isopropyl group and the return of AChE is dependent upon synthesis of a new enzyme.
- In the laboratory, however, allolactose is usually replaced by the analogous compound isopropyl thiogalactose, which is not metabolized.
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