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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 ...

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 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 previewHawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary (2016)

by Robert A. Lewis

Originally discovered in 17β-hydroxy-20- ketosteroids, but thoroughly studied in the 17α-hydroxy20-keto series, this reaction involves an acid- or base-catalyzed acyloin rearrangement that yields a ...

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 previewMacmillan Dictionary of Chemistry (1987)

by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James

acyloin condensation of o,0-dicarboxylic esters). See also CYCLOPHANES. laser. Acronym for light amplification by stimulated ...

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 previewEncyclopedia of Spectroscopy and Spectrometry (2016)

Many such rearrangements have been studied including well-known 1,2 anionic rearrangements such as the Wittig, Wolff, acyloin, negative-ion pinacol and Favorskii reactions. The pinacol–pinacolone rearrangement (eqn [8]) is arguably 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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