Meaning of allylic in English:

allylic

Pronunciation /əˈlɪlɪk/

adjective

Chemistry

See allyl

‘An example that Blackmond often uses is the asymmetric hydrogenation of the allylic alcohols geraniol and its isomers (g geraniol and nerol) carried out while she was at Merck.’
  • ‘For substances containing allyl or allylic side chains a direct mechanism of action involving an allylic cation which then reacts with nucleophilic centers of nucleic acid bases has been discussed in the literature.’
  • ‘Decomposition of these primary photoproducts to give secondary products arising from allylic hydroperoxide degradation - either by Hock rearrangement or by alkenyl ether epoxidation - was also observed.’
  • ‘Abstraction of the double allylic hydrogen of CDH by triplet BZP would lead to a radical pair; this could explain the formation of benzene and all the detected minor photoproducts.’
  • ‘In complementary experiments, CHD and CHDCA were used as models for LA as they also have double allylic systems.’