An organic compound containing the grouping, -X(O)-O-R (X = carbon, sulfur, phosphorus, etc.; R = radical of an alcohol), formed by the elimination of H2O between the -OH of an acid group and the -OH of an alcohol group; usually written as in ethyl acetate (from acetic acid and ethyl alcohol), CH3CO-OC2H5 or CH3COOC2H5.
carboxylic acid e. specifically, an e. derived from a carboxylic acid and an alcohol; R-CO-R´
Cori e. d-glucose 1-phosphate
Embden e. hexose phosphate;a mixture of d-glucose 6-phosphate and d-fructose 6-phosphate; significant in the understanding of sugar metabolism.
Harden-Young e. d-fructose 1,6-bisphosphate;important intermediate in sugar metabolism.
Neuberg e. fructose 6-phosphate
Robison e. d-glucose 6-phosphate
Robison-Embden e. d-glucose 6-phosphate
sugar e. e. of a sugar with an organic or inorganic acid; e.g., d-glucose 6-phosphate.
thiol e. an e. formed from a carboxylic acid and a thiol (i.e., RCO-SR´) e.g., acetyl-coenzyme A.
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