tertiary alcohol


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tertiary alcohol

[′tər·shē‚er·ē ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
A trisubstituted alcohol in which the hydroxyl group is attached to a carbon that is joined to three carbons; for example, tert-butyl alcohol.
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The Friedel-Crafts reaction of arene with activated ketone is an important method for the preparation of tertiary alcohol. Up to now, the Friedel-Crafts reaction of an electron rich aromatic heterocycle with activated carbonyl compounds mainly include indoles with ethyl trifluoropyruvate [11-17], 2-oxomalonate [18-21] and other a-ketoesters [22].
In details, BPyFBFFA can be obtained by the Friedel-Crafts reactions of BPyPFBA with blue light-emitting tertiary alcohol (TFOH) at the yield of 70%.
Groups of related flavoring agents are considered together, among them alicyclic ketones, secondary alcohols, and related esters; aliphatic acyclic and alicyclic terpenoid tertiary alcohols and structurally related substances; benzul derivatives; and phenol and phenol derivatives.