secondary alcohol


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sec·on·dar·y al·co·hol

an alcohol characterized by the bivalent atom group,

sec·on·dar·y al·co·hol

(sek'ŏn-dar-ē al'kŏ-hol)
An alcohol characterized by the bivalent atom group, -CH(OH)-.
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In conclusion, Zr[O.sub.x] nanoparticles doped MnC[O.sub.3] was introduced as an efficient, cheap, and recyclable catalyst for the selective oxidation of secondary alcohol into their corresponding carbonyl compounds with [O.sub.2] as a green oxidant under base-free condition.
The observed sign of the E band at around 322 nm in the induced CD spectrum was correlated to the absolute configuration of the C-15 (or C-14) secondary alcohol moiety.
* Variations of heat of reaction with primary, secondary, and hindered secondary alcohol groups.
Alcohol dehydrogenase activity was assayed with both ethanol (a primary alcohol) and isopropanol (a secondary alcohol), which is known to be a better substrate, at least in D.
Searching by functional groups such as nitro, ketone, primary amine, and secondary alcohol is similar to searching with chemical structure fragments drawn online.
Phillips studied secondary alcohol dehydrogenase, an enzyme taken from a bacterium.
The composition contains sodium hydroxide (50% active), at least two biodegradable nonionic surfactants that are primary or secondary alcohol ethoxylates, a UV-analyzable surfactant comprising sodium xylene sulfonate (40%), a biodegradable chelating agent comprising methylglycine diacetic acid and water.
These large molecular structures are said to provide differentiating properties for polyurethane applications due to the bulky size and secondary alcohol structure.