lactone

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lac·tone

 (lăk′tōn′)
n.
A cyclic ester, or a compound containing a cyclic ester, formed by the intramolecular condensation of a hydroxy carboxylic acid.


lac·ton′ic (-tŏn′ĭk) adj.

lactone

(ˈlæktəʊn)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic compounds formed from hydroxy acids and containing the group -C(CO)OC-, where the carbon atoms are part of a ring
lactonic adj

lac•tone

(ˈlæk toʊn)

n.
any of a group of internal esters derived from hydroxy acids.
[1840–50; lact(ic acid) + -one]
lac•ton′ic (-ˈtɒn ɪk) adj.
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The synthesis of four isomers at C23 and C25 of calcidiol lactone was accomplished by the stereo-specific iodolactonization or selenolactonization of the trans-andcis-[[DELTA].