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primary alcohol

[′prī‚mer·ē ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
An alcohol whose molecular structure may be written as RCH2OH, rather than as R1R2CHOH (secondary) or R1R2R3COH (tertiary).
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The next series explores the possibility of using butanol (a slower evaporating primary alcohol than ethanol) to help hinder the crosslinking between the CHDA and the carbamylated resin since the butanol will remain in solution longer than ethanol before evaporating.
Because of the inherent reactivity of the primary alcohol versus the secondary alcohol, it was predicted those sites will react first.
Drosophila melanogaster ADH is a generalist enzyme known to act on a broad range of natural and artificial substrates, but is most efficient at breaking down molecules with more than two carbon atoms and secondary alcohols, like isopropanol rather than primary alcohols such as n-propanol (Winberg et al.
The startling conclusion drawn from the data is that the average young drug abuser (other than primary alcohol or hashish users) regularly used approximately five other drugs prior to coming in for treatment.
In late July, I attended a three day policy seminar sponsored by the Office of Substance Abuse Prevention (OSAP), one of the federal government's primary alcohol and drug policy agencies.
While ethanol is the primary alcohol produced by the fermentation process, many other alcohols also are produced.
The utility of the simulation approach resides in using physical properties and fitted parameters to pure components (such as the fraction of primary alcohol) to perform simulation on the multitudes of useful combinations of the components in formulations/recipes.
Staff at The James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough are now trained to identify alcohol misuse and refer patients to alcohol support workers in the Primary Alcohol Team.
Hospital staff are trained to identify misuse, with referrals going to a Primary Alcohol Team.
Shell Oil Company researchers in Houston, TX, have patented highly branched primary alcohol compositions and biodegradable detergents that could contain foam controlling agents, enzymes, bleaching agents, bleach activators, optical brighteners, cobuilders, hydrotropes or stabilizers.
Platinum compounds are also used in the selective oxidation of primary alcohols and hydrogenolysis of cyclopropyl group in to an isopropyl group.
Ester hydrogenation is an essential transformation in the chemical industry used to form primary alcohols. It is widely used in the manufacture of a variety of commercial products including pharmaceuticals, detergents, cosmetics, flavours and fragrances.

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