ethanal


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ethanal

(ˈɛθəˌnæl; ˈiːθə-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) the modern name for acetaldehyde
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Noun1.ethanal - a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in the manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugsethanal - a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in the manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs
aldehyde - any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids
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3] = isoprene hydroxyperoxyaldehydes, ETHLN = ethanal nitrate, GLYC = glycolaldehyde, HAC = hydroxyacetone, HCN = hydrogen cyanide, IEPOX = isoprene epoxides, ISOPN = isoprene hydroxynitrates, ISOPOOH = isoprene hydroxyperoxides, PAA = peroxyacetic acid, PROPNN = propanone nitrate.
ALDH2 is the second enzyme on the breakdown pathway for ethanol where ethanal (the aldehyde coming from ethanol in the first step of the path) is converted to ethanoic acid, and there's a difference in the kinetics, or functional speed, of the enzyme as coded for by the different genotypes.
After infusing the reactants in the first state of process, the membranes were rinsed in ethanal to remove residues of the precursor solution from the surface and, subsequently, cured for 3 h at 80[degrees]C, 1 h at 120[degrees]C and a further 1 h at 150[degrees]C in an oven.