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Ether vs. Ester
Posted: February 10, 2006
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This particular ether is made by the reaction of ethylene oxide and an alcohol. The ending “eth” is added to the route alcohol and the number of moles of ethylene oxide is added the name. The ether used in anesthesia shares the carbon oxygen carbon bond making it an ether, but is a very specific much more volatile material diethyl ether.