GeoWiki.png
ChemWiki: The Dynamic Chemistry E-textbook > Organic Chemistry > Ethers

Ethers

Table of Contents
No headers

Ethers are a class of organic compounds that contain an oxygen between two alkyl groups. They have the formula R-O-R', with R's being the alkyl groups. these compounds are used in dye, perfumes, oils, waxes and industrial use. Ethers are treated as alkanes and are named as alkoxyalkanes.

You must to post a comment.
Last Modified
16:40, 22 Mar 2014

Page Rating

Was this article helpful?

Tags

Module Vet Level:
Module Target Level:

Creative Commons License UC Davis GeoWiki by University of California, Davis is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 United States License. Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available at copyright@ucdavis.edu. Terms of Use