Esters

Estrar

Svensk definition

Kemiska föreningar som fås vid reaktion mellan en syra och en alkohol under avgång av vatten. Estrar har oftast behaglig lukt och används som smak- eller luktämnen, eller som lösningsmedel.

Engelsk definition

Compounds derived from organic or inorganic acids in which at least one hydroxyl group is replaced by an –O-alkyl or other organic group. They can be represented by the structure formula RCOOR’ and are usually formed by the reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water.

Svenska synonymer

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Engelska synonymer

Ester