alcoholate


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Related to alcoholate: Alkoxide, allocation, alkali alcoholate, Accolate

alcoholate

[‚al·kə′hȯ‚lāt]
(organic chemistry)
A compound formed by the reaction of an alcohol with an alkali metal. Also known as alkoxide.
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found a nucleating agent that does not cause warping: a divalent metal alcoholate of a polyhydroxy alkane compound with two to twenty carbon atoms.
The reaction between carboxylate anions and epoxy group generates an ester group and alcoholate anions [reaction (2) of Scheme 2].
Its main characteristics include: intense taste and optimal consistency; can be flavoured with fat-based pastes, water-based pastes and alcoholates; after whipping, the product keeps a soft consistency for a long time; does not require tempering; crunchy inclusions stay crisp for a long time; long shelf life; and is made with natural ingredients.

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