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Diol

Definition of the noun diol

What does diol mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: diols

  1. any of a class of alcohols having 2 hydroxyl groups in each molecule
    • lexical domain: Substances - nouns denoting substances
    • synonyms of diol: dihydric alcohol / glycol
    • more generic word: alcohol = any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

Character

Diol is a fictional character from the 1996 film Slayers: The Book of Spells.

Miscellanea

Diol: A diol is a chemical compound containing two hydroxyl groups. This pairing of functional groups is pervasive and many subcategories have been identified. The most common industrial diol is ethylene glycol. Examples of diols in which the hydroxyl functional groups are more widely separated include 1,4-butanediol HO—₄—OH and bisphenol A, and propylene-1,3-diol or beta propylene glycol, HO-CH₂-CH₂-CH₂-OH.

Phrases with Diol

  1. Gem-Diol
  2. Geminal diol
  3. Vicinal Diol

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Diol

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Google previewBiocatalysis (2013)

by D.A. Abramowicz

For example, the biphenol diol is a monomer in Union Carbide's polymer Radelo and GE's engineering polymer Ultem II*. The organism Aspergillus parasiticus catalyzes the specific conversion of biphenyl to 4,4'-dihydroxybiphenyl in a ...

Google previewSports Endocrinology (2000)

by Michelle P. Warren, Naama W. Constantini

Unlike oral androstenedione administration, Sublingual androstenediol administration did not alter circulating concentrations of LH, HDL, or estrogen. Nor-androstenedione/diol is a precursor to 19-nortestosterone and is theoretically more ...

Google previewGeneral, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The compound is sometimes called αpropylene glycol to distinguish it from the isomer propane1,3diol (βpropylene glycol). A diol is a chemical compound containing two hydroxyl groups. This pairing of functional groups is pervasive and many ...

Google previewFundamentals of General, Organic, and Biological Chemistry (2016)

by CTI Reviews

A diol is a chemical compound containing two hydroxyl groups. This pairing of functional groups is pervasive and ...

Google previewInsect Development (2009)

Morphogenesis, Molting and Metamorphosis by Lawrence I. Gilbert

Analysis of the kcat/Km parameter for the diols of JHI, II, and III indicates that JHI diol is the preferred substrate, suggesting a preference for an ethyl group at the C7 position. JHDK requires both Mg2+ and ATP for activity (Grieneisen et al., ...

Google previewPolymer Technology Dictionary (2012)

by A. Whelan

1,4 BDO An abbreviation used for 1,4 butane diol. 1,4 butane diol An abbreviation used for this type of material is ...

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Diol Meaning

Video shows what diol means. any organic compound having two hydroxy functional groups. Diol Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary.

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Scrabble value of D2I1O1L1

The value of this 4-letter word is 5 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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