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Alcohol Group

Definition of the noun alcohol group

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  1. the chemical group -OH

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Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Aldaric Acid A dicarboxylic sugar acid of an aldose in which both the aldehyde group and the primary alcohol group have been oxidized to carboxyl groups. Aldase A trade name for the enzyme hyaluronidase. Aldazine A trade name for ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Brewing (2013)

the alcohol group is usually ethanol. Examples of the first group are ethyl acetate, isoamyl acetate, isobutyl acetate and phenylethyl acetate, and the second are ethyl butanoate, ethyl hexanoate, ethyl octanoate and ethyl decanoate. Esters.

Google previewA Dictionary for the Modern Flutist (2009)

by Susan J. Maclagan

is referred tO as an “alcohol group” by chemists). Denatured alcohol is used by flutemakers, repairers, and some flutists to clean various parts, such as the pads, steel rods, and key tubing of the flute. It is also used as fuel for alcohol lamps.

Google previewLotus Illustrated Dictionary of Organic Chemistry (2004)

by Terry Hills

Glucose is structurally a 1,5-glucopyranose with a primary alcohol group CH,OH as a side chain. Such pyranose derivatives are stable and crystalline in contrast the furanose sugars. Pyranose Conformations pyridine (C.H.N), an organic liquid ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Chemistry (1987)

by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James

alcohol group is involved. It is oxidized to ETHANOIC ACID and carbon dioxide , and rearranges in the presence of acid or on heating to PROPENAL. The molecule is asymmetric, but synthesis gives a RACEMIC MIxTURE and when ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Nutrition, Four-Volume Set (2005)

by Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice

arises via an ATP-dependent pyrophosphorylation of the primary alcohol group (Figure 2B). What may be called the active site of the coenzyme is the carbon in position 2 (C-2) of the smaller five-member thiazolium ring ...

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