acyloin


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acyloin

[ə′sil·ə·wən]
(organic chemistry)
An organic compound that may be synthesized by condensation of aldehydes; an example is benzoin, C6H5COCHOHC6H5.
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Enzymatic acyloin condensation of acyclic aldehydes.
Acyloin condensation of acyclic unsaturated aldehydes by Mucor species.
Reactions of urea, 1-methylurea, and 1,3-methylurea with some acyloins and butane-2,3-dione (diacetyl) in acidic solution.