cyanohydrin


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Related to cyanohydrin: acetal, lactic acid, Acetone cyanohydrin

cyanohydrin

[′sī·ə·nō′hī·drən]
(organic chemistry)
A compound containing the radicals CN and OH. Also known as cyanalcohol.
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Hydrolysis of these glucosides is catalyzed by a [beta]-glucosidase, linamarase and yields glucose and acetone cyanohydrins (Santana et al.
CHAPTER 8 SYNTHESIS OF CYANOHYDRINS USING HYDROXYNITRILE LYASES