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Azo Group Definition

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This is the structure of the azo or diimide functional group.

This is the structure of the azo or diimide functional group.

Ben Mills
Definition: The azo group is a functional group consisting of a diazene molecule (HN=NH) where the hydrogen atoms are replaced with alkyl or aryl groups.

The general formula for an azo group is R-N=N-R'.
Also Known As: diimide functional group

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