sugar alcohol

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sug·ar al·co·hol

the polyalcohol resulting from the reduction of the carbonyl group in a monosaccharide to a hydroxyl group, for example, xylitol from xylose.

sugar alcohol

an alcohol produced by the reduction of an aldehyde or ketone of a sugar.
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Conventional alkyd resins are synthesized by mixing the appropriate amount of polyhydric alcohol, polycarboxylic acid (anhydride), and fatty acid or oil.
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Solvents for alcohols in diesel fuel are hydrocarbons including heterocyclic, aromatic, amine, polyhydric alcohols, acetate, ethers and esters.
Technologies Chemanol obtained proprietary-licensed technology for its new pentaerythritol facility from Swedish firm Perstrop AB, a world leader in the manufacturing of polyhydric alcohols and other specialty chemicals.
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However, it has been shown that the kinetics of enzymes can be changed by polyhydric alcohols (25) and that aspartase is activated by glycerol, ethylene glycol (1,2-ethanediol), and propylene glycol (1,2-propanediol) (26).
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