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Smell Receptors Sniff Out An Aldehyde In Its Hydrated Form
In water, an aldehyde equilibrates between its carbonyl form and its hydrated, double hydroxyl version—a gem-diol. The two structures, says Kevin Ryan of the City College of New York, differ dramatically in shape and hydrogen-bonding capability.
Enzym gaat in furanics
In principe 'pakt' het alleen alcoholen, maar aldehyden zijn ook welkom op momenten dat ze even worden gehydrateerd tot een zogeheten gem-diol. Van Avantiums productieketen mis je zo nog maar twee stappen: de eerste, waarbij C6-suikers als glucose ...

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