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Definition of the noun aldol

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noun - plural: aldols

  1. an oily colorless liquid obtained by the condensation of two molecules of acetaldehyde; contains an alcohol group (-OH) and an aldehyde group (-CHO)

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  1. [organic chemistry] Any aldehyde or ketone having a hydroxy group in the beta- position


Aldol: An aldol or aldol adduct is a beta-hydroxy ketone or aldehyde, and is the product of aldol addition.

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Google previewProceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the New York State Pharmaceutical Association ..., Also the Constitution, Bylaws and Roll of Members (1906)

by New York State Pharmaceutical Association

Aldol is a colorless liquid of characteristic odor and sweetish taste, soluble in two parts of water and in corresponding portions of ether and alcohol. When exposed to...

Chemically aldol is an aldehyde corresponding to butanediol. To make it a ...

Google previewAmerican Druggist and Pharmaceutical Record (1906)

Aldol is a colorless liquid of characteristic odor and sweetish taste, soluble In two parts of water and in corresponding portions of ether and alcohol. When exposed to...

Chemically aldol is an aldehyde corresponding to butanedlol. To make it a ...

Google previewReaction Mechanisms in Organic Synthesis (2013)

by Rakesh Kumar Parashar

The aldol condensation can also be brought about with acid catalysis. There are many aldollike reactions which involve an aldehyde or ketone. However, the word aldol is a common name for the product of these ...

Google previewOrganic Chemistry in Action (2013)

The Design of Organic Synthesis by F. Serratosa

is the predominant isomer and the resulting aldol is the syn-isomer. As the size of R! decreases the diastereoselectivity also decreases. These results may be interpreted in ...

Google previewScience on the Web (2013)

A Connoisseur’s Guide to Over 500 of the Best, Most Useful, and Most Fun Science Websites by Edward J. Jr. Renehan

The boronmediated aldol is a useful reaction in organic synthesis, ...

Google previewComprehensive Organic Synthesis (2014)

9c The kinetic stereoselectivity of the aldol is a function of the enolate stereochemistry and its structure. One often ...

Google previewIntroduction to the Study of Organic Chemistry (1876)

by Henry F. Armstrong

Aldol is the aldehyde of an oxybutyric acid ; it is converted into butylene-glycol by the action of nascent hydrogen, and into oxybutyric acid on oxidation by argentic oxide ; on distillation it is split up into water and crotonic aldehyde.

Google previewProceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting (1906)

by American Pharmaceutical Association

Aldol is the name given by Camurri to the aldehyde-condensation product which results when ethylaldehyde is exposed to the action ot diluted hydrochloric acid for several days at 150 C. The product of the reaction is neutralized with soda, ...

Google previewEncyclopedic Dictionary of Named Processes in Chemical Technology, Fourth Edition (2014)

by Alan E. Comyns

Aldol Also called the four-step process. A process for converting acetylene to synthetic rubber, used on a large scale in Germany during World War II. A four- step synthesis converted the acetylene to butadiene, which was then polymerized by ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Chemistry (2012)

Aldol reaction ¥ Alkenes Alkoxide ion ¥ Alum Aluminium ¥ Amino group Ammonia ¥. is an hydrogen atom or hydrocarbyl group (e.g., CH3, C2H5, etc.). These are products of hydrocarbon oxidation. The simplest aldehydes are formaldehyde ...

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (1996)

Aldol crosslinks occur only at the N-termini of collagen chains. Hydroxylysino-5-keto- norleucine crosslinks (with or without carbohydrate) are most abundant in mineralized ...

Google previewDictionary of Biomedical Science (2002)

by Peter J. Gosling

ALBUMOSE ALDOL It is usually a sign of KIDNEY disease, but also sometimes of HEART failure. albumose (biochemistry) An INTERMEDIATE PRODUCT in the DIGESTION of PROTEIN. alcian blue stain (histology) Histological staining ...

Google previewDictionary of Chemistry (2002)

by McGraw-Hill Education

{ lal-d6'hek,sOs } aldol [ORG CHEM] CH,CH(OH]CH;CHO A colorless, thick liquid with a boiling point of 83°C; used in manufacturing rubber age resistors, accelerators, and vulcanizers. { 'al,dol } aldol condensation [ORG CHEM] Formation of a ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of Organic Chemistry (2009)

by John Daintith

aldol A compound that contains both an aldehyde group (–CHO) and an alcohol group ...

Google previewOxford English Dictionary Additions Series (1997)

by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner

aldol, n. Add: 2. Special Comb. aldol condensation, reaction, a condensation reaction between two carbonyl molecules to yield a single ...

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Video shows what aldol means. Any aldehyde or ketone having a hydroxy group in the beta- position. Aldol Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio ...

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