What is the general formula for alcohol?
A carbon chain with an OH molecule attached to one of the carbons. An example of this is CH3CH2CH2OH (1-propanol).
it depends of the kind of alcohol,there are primary alcohol(R-CH2OH), secondary alcohol, tertiary alcohol etc. but we can identify an alcohol by the chemical formula:R-OH Ethanol (drinking alcohol ) or Ethyl alcohol C2H5OH Isopropyl alcohol (rubbing alcohol) CH3-CH(OH)-CH3 Formula: R-OH Where R is is an carbon containing organic group you get drunk
Alcohol does not contain proteins. Alcohol is an organic compound in which the hydroxyl group (-OH) is bound to the carbon atom. An important class of alcohols are the simple acyclic alcohols. Its general formula is CnH2n+1OH. Of these ethanol (C2H5OH) is the alcohol found in alcoholic beverages. There are many types of alcohols. You may refer to link below for more information.