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Basic IUPAC Organic Nomenclature

Phenyl or benzyl?

phenyl bromide
phenyl system
C6H5Br
benzyl bromide
phenyl system
C6H5CH2Br
ethyl phenyl ether

phenyl system

C6H5OCH2CH3

benzyl methyl ether

phenyl system
C6H5CH2OCH3



 

 © Dr. Ian Hunt, 2005, Department of Chemistry, University of Calgary