Phenoxide

Pyrovalerone and some closely related chemicals

The use of 'pyrovalerone' in the name of several synthetic psychoactives is somewhat ambiguous. Rather than referring to clearly identifiable functional groups of the molecule, it simply implies analogy to the pharmaceutical drug named Pyrovalerone. This schematic shows the structural relationship of Pyrovalerone to both its parent and a couple of common derivative compounds.

Pyrovalerone and some closely related chemicals