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6.3.3 Logical Neutral Radical Losses

Common simple cleavage reactions are linked to ``logical neutral radical losses.'' Examples include Cl$^{\textrm{.}}$, $^{\textrm{.}}$CH$_{\textrm{3}}$, $^{\textrm{.}}$C$_{\textrm{2}}$H$_{\textrm{5}}$, $^{\textrm{.}}$OH, $^{\textrm{.}}$COCH$_{\textrm{3}}$, as well as other alkyl radicals and radicals of small molecules.

John S. Riley, DSB Scientific Consulting