Definition of Acyloin

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any ?-hydroxy ketone. ¹



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Definition of Acyloin

1. a type of chemical compound [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acyloin

acylglycerols
acylglycerophosphate
acylglycerophosphocholine
acylglycerophosphoethanolamine
acylglycerophosphoglucose
acylglycerophosphoglycerol
acylglycerophosphoinositol
acylglycerophosphoserine
acylimine
acylimines
acyliminium
acylium
acyliums
acylmercaptan
acylmercaptan bond
acyloin (current term)
acyloins
acyloxy
acyloxyacyl hydrolase
acyloxyl
acyloxyls
acyloxys
acylphosphatidylethanolamine
acylphosphatidylethanolamines
acylpiperidines
acylpyridine
acylpyridines
acylpyrrole
acylpyrroles
acyls

Literary usage of Acyloin

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1. Chemisches Zentralblatt by Deutsche Chemische Gesellschaft (1906)
"... in 2 Mol. der dein acyloin R-CHOH-CO«R zu Grunde liegenden S. fl-COOH. (Bull. ... neben unverändertem acyloin, also bei Wiederholung des Prozesses in ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"Spectral Characteristics of [4.4.2]Propella-3,8-diene-ll,12-dione and Its Di- and Tetrahydro Derivatives Sir: The title compounds, prepared via acyloin ..."

3. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"... lactis aerogenes in peptone solutions containing acetaldehyd leads Neuberg to consider a hypothetic acyloin condensation among the possible conversions ..."

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