OBO ID: CHEBI:41189
Term Name: butane-1,4-diol Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • 1,4-BD
  • 1,4-BUTANEDIOL
  • 1,4-butylene glycol
  • 1,4-dihydroxybutane
  • 1,4-tetramethylene glycol
  • butane-1,4-diol
  • HO(CH2)4OH
  • HOCH2CH2CH2CH2OH
  • tetramethylene 1,4-diol
  • tetramethylene glycol
Definition: A butanediol that is butane in which one hydrogen of each of the methyl groups is substituted by a hydroxy group. A colourless, water-miscible, viscous liquid at room temperature (m.p. 16degreeC) with a high boiling point (230degreeC), it is mainly used for the production of other organic chemicals, particularly the solvent oxolane (also known as tetrahydrofuran or THF).
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Ontology: Chebi
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