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epoxide

 [ĕ-pok´sīd]
an organic compound resulting from the union of an oxygen atom with two other atoms, usually carbon, that are themselves joined together. Commonly referred to as epoxy. See also epoxy resin.

epoxide

/epox·ide/ (ĕ-pok´sīd) an organic compound containing a reactive group resulting from the union of an oxygen atom with two other atoms, usually carbon, that are themselves joined together.

Epoxide

Chlordiazepoxide, see there.

epoxide

any compound containing a three-membered ring of two carbon atoms and one oxygen atom, e.g. oxirane.
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This method was developed by Migita and coworkers (12-14) who also carried out the following two different epoxidation methods; one is the method of directly epoxidizing the phenolic hydroxyl group in the lignin structure with ECH without using phenol derivatives (12), (13) and the other is that of generating bisguaiacyl structure by the treatment with ketone compound followed by the epoxidation (12), (13) (Column B of Table 1 and Fig.
The yield of oxirane groups was high, provided a significant excess of epoxidizing agent was used.