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 (sŏl-vŏl′ĭ-sĭs, sôl-)
A chemical reaction in which the solute and solvent react to form a new compound.

sol′vo·lyt′ic (-və-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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(Chemistry) a chemical reaction occurring between a dissolved substance and its solvent. See also hydrolysis
[from solv(ent) + -lysis]
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Biodiesel originates from various natural fats or oils, and is an outcome of the alcoholysis of triglycerides.
PVA (PVA 1799, molecular weight 146,000-186,000, alcoholysis degree 98-99%) was obtained from Shanghai Chenqi Chemical Technology Company (China), and was used as received.
Fan, "Alcoholysis: a promising technology for conversion of lignocellulose and platform chemicals," ChemSusChem, vol.
On the other hand, maximum yield of 94% of biodiesel can be achieved from alcoholysis of Jatropha oil in t-butanol using immobilized Enterobacter aerogenes lipase at an oil: MeOH molar ratio of 1:4, 50 U of biocatalyst/g of oil, and a t-butanol: oil volume ratio of 0.8:1 at 55[degrees]C after 48 h of reaction time [47].
Glass, "Preparation of milk fat methyl esters by alcoholysis in an essentially nonalcoholic solution," Journal of Dairy Science, vol.
The alcoholysis of glycosyl donors, 4,6-dibenzyloxy-1,3,5-triazin-2-yl (DBT) glycosides 9, under hydrogenolytic conditions gave the corresponding aglycosides 10 in good yields without adding any acid promoters.
The enzyme performs number activities such as esterification, transesterification, interesterification, acidolysis, aminolisys, alcoholysis, acylation and racemic resolution (Houde et al, 2004; Salihu and Alam, 2014; Sharma et al., 2001).
Min, "Research and development of a sub-critical methanol alcoholysis process for producing biodiesel using waste oils and fats," Chinese Journal of Catalysis, vol.
Ramachandran, "Heat of reaction measurements of sodium borohydride alcoholysis and hydrolysis," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol.
Transesterification (alcoholysis) is the chemical reaction between triglycerides and alcohol in the presence of catalyst to produce mono-esters.
hydrolysis or alcoholysis in the presence of an acid catalyst, is a popular method for introduction of hydroxyl groups to vegetable oil.