cyclopentanol


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cyclopentanol

[¦sī·klō′pen·tə‚nȯl]
(organic chemistry)
C5H9OH A colorless liquid boiling at 139°C; used as a solvent for perfumes and pharmaceuticals. Also known as cyclopentyl alcohol.
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In chicken, B1 is metabolized into M1 and B2a in the liver and NADP linked enzyme system reduces B1 and B2 to cyclopentanol and aflatoxinol.
Kinetics and mechanism of Os(VIII) catalyzed and uncatalyzed oxidation of cyclopentanol, cyclohexanol and cycloheptanol by ditelluratocuprate(III) in alkaline medium has also been given by Rao et al.