May not its synchronism with the waves of light in the present instance be the cause of its divorce from the allyl?
It has since been obtained, in a separate state, by the action of sodium upon iodide of allyl.
A similar but more energetic action is exerted by the ethyl and allyl derivatives; the iodyallyl derivatives are strong poisons.
allyl al·lyl (āl'əl)
The univalent, unsaturated organic radical C3H5.