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Definition of the noun Acyloin

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noun - plural: acyloins

  1. [organic chemistry] Any α-hydroxy ketone.


Acyloin: Acyloins are a class of organic compounds in organic chemistry sharing a common functional group consisting of a hydroxyl group placed on the α-position of a carbonyl group.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Supramolecular Chemistry (2004)

by J. L. Atwood, Jonathan W. Steed

Acyloin cyclization, an example of macrocyclization in. Fig. 12 (a-d) Examples of metal-catalyzed macrocyclizations. Fig. 14 (a.h) Intramolecular macrocyclizations on a solid support using. allowing the preparation of macrocarbocycles ...

Google previewBlackie’s Dictionary of Chemistry

by Blackie

CH + RCOCl + 66 AlClCHCOR+HCl365 Acyloin condensation It is the condensation reaction in which by the condensation of two molecules of ester in presence of ...

Google previewLotus Illustrated Dictionary of Organic Chemistry (2004)

by Terry Hills

acyloin an organic compound that may be synthesised by condensation of aldehydes; an example is benzoin, C6H5COCHOHC6H5. • acyloin condensation the reaction of an aliphatic ester with metallic sodium to form intermediates converted ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

acyloin [ORG CHEM] An organic compound that may be synthesized by condensation of aldehydes; an example is ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

acyloin Organic Chemistry, an a-hydroxyketone condensation product of aldehydes, such as benzoin. acyloin condensation Organic Chemistry, the process of heating an ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Chemoetymology (2006)

The Whys and Whences of Chemical Nomenclature and Terminology by Alexander Senning

and virus – referring to this compound's less cyclic nature compared to the natural lead compound guanosine acyl derived from acid and -yl acylal derived from acyl and –al acylase derived from acyl and -ase acyloin derived from acyl- 5.

Google previewDictionary of Alkaloids, Second Edition with CD-ROM (1989)

by Ian W. Southon, John Buckingham

Skeletal variations include the alternative acyloin structure, as in Fruticosine, in which C-22 is attached to C-17. 1H Kopsine 12. The Hunteria- Eburnamine alkaloids. The skeleton of these alkaloids is generated by rearrangement of the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Vitamin E (2007)

by Victor R. Preedy, Ronald Ross Watson

and its model compound 2,2,5,7,8pentamethylchroman-6-ol in the presence of potassium superoxide suspended in tetrahydrofuran, and unusual acyloin ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3Y4L1O1I1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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