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List of Oxygen Functional Groups

The more important oxygen containing functional groups are shown below. In each case, the functional group name, a diagram of the key structural element and a 3D JSMOL image of a simple example
 

Alcohol
 
Diol
 
Epoxide
 
Ether
 
Aldehyde
 
Ketone
 
Carboxylic Acid
 
Acyl halide
 
Acid anhydride
 
Ester
 
Amide
 

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