hemiacetal


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hemiacetal

(ˌhɛmɪəˈsiːtæl)
n
any of a class of compounds derived from aldehydes by adding an alcohol to the carbonyl group
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Noun1.hemiacetal - an organic compound usually formed as an intermediate product in the preparation of acetals from aldehydes or ketones
organic compound - any compound of carbon and another element or a radical
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The results were confirmed by means of spectrophotometers analysis at the UV-visible region, were the maximum absorption band is 230 nm ([lambda]max.MeOH) corresponds to triterpenes, the bands in 280 and 330 nm (Xmax.MeOH) are for phenolic compounds and flavonoids, the band in 280 nm corresponds to the A ring absorption (hemiacetal) and the band in 370 nm represents the flavonoids B ring (Figure 2).
Polysaccharides have many functionalities, which include the capability of their hydroxyl groups and hemiacetal ends to reduce metal precursor salts [61].
To the resulting hemiacetal (1.04 g, 3 mmol), monoester 1 (0.61 g, 3 mmol), EDC (0.74 g, 3 mmol x 1.3 eq.), and catalytic amount of DMAP were added under nitrogen with C[H.sub.2][Cl.sub.2] (30 mL).
In the course of investigating nucleoside synthesis using a dehydrating reagent, glycosyl fluoride was formed as the by-product in good yield starting from the hemiacetal. In the early 1980's, the synthesis of glycosyl fluorides was a problem because preparative methods usually included the use of hazardous anhydrous hydrogen fluoride.
For flavonoid O-glycosides, heterolytic cleavage of hemiacetal O-C bond often occurs with loss of the sugar moiety.
Natural AP sites occur in equilibrium states between the hemiacetal and the aldehyde forms.
The latter may react with oxygen and be converted via hydroperoxy-ether (26) and oxygen-centered radical (27) to hemiacetal (28).
In [sup.1]H NMR spectrum of P-SS-Hep, besides the presence of typical peaks of PAMAM 3.5 and Cys, there were two proton hemiacetal signals at 5.353 ppm and 5.183 ppm.
One is the ring-opening reaction of the depolymerized xylan unit through the cleavage of the hemiacetal bond (between oxygen and C-1 on the pyran ring), followed by dehydration between the hydroxyl groups on the C2 and C5 positions.
When compared with that in KOH solution, the CV curves in KOH + glucose solutions exhibit an extra current density hump in the potential range of -0.4-0.6V during the positive scan, where glucose oxidation, including the absorption of [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] and the oxidation of glucose (the interaction between the hemiacetal group of glucose molecules and Au[(OH).sub.ads]), takes place on the surface of the NPC-G samples.
XLR-11 was metabolized by phase I and II enzymes in human hepatocytes; more than 25 XLR-11 metabolites were produced by hydroxylation, carboxylation, hemiketal and hemiacetal formation, internal dehydration, and further glucuronidation of some oxidative metabolites.
Furthermore there was a possibility of unstable hemiacetal formation which does not contribute in the overall antiglycation effect of these molecules.