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Interesting compounds with alcohol functional group

  1. Mar 9, 2016 #1
    I'm looking for examples of some interesting compounds that contain alcohol functional group (please, no joke suggestions about various liquor). Bonus points for creativity/thinking-outside-the-box.

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  3. Mar 10, 2016 #2

    Borek

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    Fucitol.
     
  4. Mar 10, 2016 #3

    Ygggdrasil

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    Trypsin
     
  5. Mar 10, 2016 #4
    Fucitol made me laugh...Not quite what I expected.

    Anything else?
     
  6. Mar 11, 2016 #5
    DNA

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    Almost anything organic (can) contain(s) a hydroxy group. What exactly are you looking for?
     
  7. Mar 11, 2016 #6
    Well, it was kind of a broad, open question about compounds with hydroxy group; I don't plan on using the compounds for anything, it's more for a puzzle of sort.
     
  8. Mar 12, 2016 #7
    Inositol, 1,2,3,4,5,6-hexahydrocyclohexane.
     
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