Definition of Lactones

1. Noun. (plural of lactone) ¹



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Definition of Lactones

1. lactone [n] - See also: lactone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lactones

lactoflavin
lactogen
lactogenesis
lactogenic
lactogenic factor
lactogenic hormone
lactoglobulin
lactoglobulins
lactol
lactols
lactolysis
lactometer
lactometers
lactonase
lactone
lactones (current term)
lactonic
lactonisation
lactonization
lactonized
lactoovovegetarian
lactoovovegetarians
lactoperoxidase
lactoperoxidases
lactophenol
lactoprotein
lactoproteins
lactorrhoea
lactory

Literary usage of Lactones

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1. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by August Bernthsen (1891)
"The lactones of the 7-oxy-acids, "-y-lactones," are for the most part neutral liquids of faint aromatic odour, easily soluble in alcohol and ether, ..."

2. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik. Holleman (1920)
"The f-hydroxy-acids lose water very readily, with formation of lactones (176 ... The lactones are stable towards an aqueous solution of sodium carbonate, ..."

3. Chemical Technology and Analysis of Oils, Fats and Waxes by Julius Lewkowitsch (1921)
"(a) Volumetric Determination of lactones (Anhydrides)' Five grams of the sample are weighed off, dissolved in neutralised alcohol, and titrated with aqueous ..."

4. The Oil-chemists' Handbook by Erastus Hopkins (1900)
"lactones are saponifiable, but hard to saponify; therefore they are liable to ... If lactones are present there will be an ether value, which corresponds to ..."

5. Treatise on Applied Analytical Chemistry by Vittorio Villavecchia (1918)
"lactones or Internal Anhydrides The simplest method of determining the content in internal anhydrides of a mixture of fatty acids is based on the following ..."

6. Chemistry of the Carbon Compounds; Or, Organic Chemistry by Victor von Richter (1885)
"Generally the lactones are liquids, easily soluble in water, alcohol, and ether. ... Boiling alkaline carbonates convert lactones into oxy-acid salts. ..."

7. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Ansch├╝tz, Georg Schroeter (1899)
"The cyclic esters of the f- and 5-oxyacids are called ,- lactones and 8 lactones. In the first we have a chain of four, in the second a chain of five carbon ..."

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