Results for: diol

What is hydrobenzoin used for?

It has been said that hydrobenzoin is the most useful chiral diol. It's chirality makes it extremely important for asymmetric synthesis where it has applications both stoichiometrically and catalytically. Check out 'Synthesis and application of chiral hydrobenzoin' by Kazuya Okano Full Answer

What is chemical name of epinephrine?

aminohydroxyphenylpropionic acid??; formula: C9H13NO3. I could be wrong - I just saw this when I was looking at the dictionary.com website. ==> Yes you must be wrong, it is NOT an acid but diol Corrected:(R)-4-(1-hydroxy-2-(methylamino)ethyl)benzene-1,2-diolis the sytematic IUPAC name of… Full Answer