1. a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in the manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs
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  • Actually, I’m ignoring some other pathways that get more important as molecular weight increases, like the formation of alkyl nitrates, and the times when the molecule fractures in the middle to produce acetaldehyde and an ethyl alkoxy radical. Taking Your Lumps
  • Polyacetaldehyde may exist in atactic, syndiotactic and isotactic forms.
  • Acetaldehyde forms a trimer in the presence of acid catalysts such as sulphuric or phosphoric acid, to make paraldehyde, a pharmacological sedative. Archive 2007-10-01
  • The jury is still out on whether Hangovers are caused by too much acetaldehyde in the blood stream, or by leaching by Alcohol of essential vitamins, minerals, and water, or by any number of other causes.
  • Acetaldehyde wastewater is a kind of organic ones, which is middle and higher concentration, poisonous.
  • Most researchers believe that hangovers are created by build ups of acetaldehyde, although others shift the blame from ethanol and its side products to methanol.
  • This produces the aldehyde analogue, methanal (acetaldehyde).
  • The chemicals that most often exceeded limits were naphthalene, formaldehyde and acetaldehyde.
  • S. cattleya is apparently capable of generating fluoroacetaldehyde in vivo from metabolic intermediates, presumably by reacting them with inorganic fluoride.
  • An enzyme in the liver called alcohol dehydrogenase strips electrons from ethanol to form acetaldehyde.
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