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Medical Term:

benzyloxycarbonyl

Pronunciation: ben′zil-ok′sē-kar′bon-il

Definition

Amino-protecting radical used (as the chloride) in peptide synthesis, yielding PhCH2OCO—NHR.

Synonym(s): carbobenzoxy-

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