Glycerol (propane-1,2,3-triol) (C₃H₈O₃)
A triol that is often used as an ingredient of creams and ointments.
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The simplest aldose, an optically active compound.
Three saturated fatty acid molecules linked to a glycerol molecule.
Triglycerides containing unsaturated fatty acids are liquid at room temperature.
The best known alcohol, important in the food industry.
The simplest diol.
The simplest saturated alcohol. A highly toxic compound, easily confusable with ethanol.
The best known of ethers.
An exercise about the groups and structure of oxo compounds.