furfuraldehyde


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furfuraldehyde

(ˌfɜːfjəˈrældəˌhaɪd)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless flammable soluble mobile liquid with a penetrating odour, present in oat and rice hulls; 2-furaldehyde: used as a solvent and in the manufacture of resins. Formula: C5H4O2. Also called: furfural, furfur or fural
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Noun1.furfuraldehyde - a liquid aldehyde with a penetrating odor; made from plant hulls and corncobs; used in making furan and as a solvent
aldehyde - any of a class of highly reactive chemical compounds; used in making resins and dyes and organic acids
plant product - a product made from plant material
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Synthesis and Characterization of Antimicrobial Metal Based Polymeric Ligand Derived from 4, 4'-Methylene-bis(furfuraldehyde).
Hexanal is related to the autoxidation of linoleic acid while furfuraldehyde is the most important product of the Maillard reaction in beer.
In these extracts (MAN, MAV, MFN, and MFV), the main signals were oxidative forms for carbohydrates such as (1) furfural, (2) furfural acetone, and (3) furfuraldehyde and the last signal was identified as (4) [beta]-sitosterol.