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A ketone is either the functional group characterized by a carbonyl group linked to two alkyl groups or a compound that contains this functional group. A ketone can be generally represented by the formula:

R1-(C=O)-R2 (R1,2 = Alkyl)

The simplest ketone is acetone (2-propanone).

See also

Other carbonyl (C=O) containing classes that are not ketones:

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