OBO ID: CHEBI:38131
Term Name: lactol Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • lactol
  • lactols
Definition: Cyclic hemiacetals formed by intramolecular addition of a hydroxy group to an aldehydic or ketonic carbonyl group. They are thus 1-oxacycloalkan-2-ols or unsaturated analogues.
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Ontology: Chebi
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