alcoholysis


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alcoholysis

[‚al·kə′hȯl·ə·səs]
(organic chemistry)
The breaking of a carbon-to-carbon bond by addition of an alcohol.
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It is clear that the kinetics of the alcoholysis is greatly influenced by the stirring intensity of the reactants in the mixture since the process occurs in a heterogeneous system of two immiscible phases [3].
The alcoholysis of primary carboxamides has been reported to proceed in the presence of acidic catalysts (7), (13) or via carboximidamide intermediates.
Lipase-catalyzed alcoholysis of crambe oil and camelina oil for the preparation of long-chain esters, Journal of the American Oil Chemists Society 77(4): 361-366.
First, an intermediate was chemically produced under mild conditions and subsequently esterified with phytosterols through alcoholysis, assisted by a lipase, using a mixed solvent system.
In addition to their hydrolytic activity on triglycerides, lipases catalyze esterification, transesterification, acidolysis, alcoholysis and aminolysis (Table 3).
The authors also studied the alcoholysis of rapeseed oil methyl ester (biodiesel) [4].
Alcoholysis Reaction of OP agents in solution with light alcohols (methanol, ethanol, and propanol) containing metal ions such as [La.
185] reported high degrees of alcoholysis of triglycerides in a solvent-free system in lipase catalysed ethanolysis and 2-propanolysis.
The synthesis was carded out by alcoholysis of poly(methylhydrogensiloxane) in the presence of a catalyst.