Definition of Acetaldehyde. Meaning of Acetaldehyde. Synonyms of Acetaldehyde

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Definition of Acetaldehyde

Acetaldehyde
Acetaldehyde Ac`et*al"de*hyde, n. Acetic aldehyde. See Aldehyde.

Meaning of Acetaldehyde from wikipedia

- Acetaldehyde (systematic name ethanal) is an organic chemical compound with the formula CH3 CHO, sometimes abbreviated by chemists as MeCHO (Me = methyl)...
- an enzyme with systematic name 7,8-dihydroneopterin 3'-triphosphate acetaldehyde-lyase (6-carboxy-5,6,7,8-tetrahydropterin and triphosphate-forming)....
- Acetaldehyde dehydrogenases (EC 1.2.1.10) are dehydrogenase enzymes which catalyze the conversion of acetaldehyde into acetic acid. The oxidation of acetaldehyde...
- converted to acetaldehyde, which is then broken down by acetaldehyde dehydrogenase. When the dehydrogenase enzyme is inhibited, acetaldehyde builds up,...
- hangover-like symptoms among others. These effects are caused by ac****ulation of acetaldehyde, a major but toxic metabolite of alcohol formed by the enzyme alcohol...
- alcoholic beverages. The reaction is the result of an ac****ulation of acetaldehyde, a metabolic byproduct of the catabolic metabolism of alcohol, and is...
- poorly understood, several factors are known to be involved including acetaldehyde ac****ulation, changes in the immune system and glucose metabolism, dehydration...
- humans, several enzymes are involved in processing ethanol first into acetaldehyde and further into acetic acid and acetyl-CoA. Once acetyl-CoA is formed...
- named after the corresponding alcohols, for example, vinous aldehyde for acetaldehyde. (Vinous is from Latin vinum "wine", the traditional source of ethanol...
- This page provides supplementary chemical data on acetaldehyde. The handling of this chemical may require safety precautions. The directions on the Material...
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