Tertiary-alcohols sentence example
Ketones, secondary alcohols and tertiary alcohols yield a mixture of acids on oxidation.
It was found that the normal primary alcohols were all esterified at about the same rate, the secondary alcohols more slowly than the primary, and the tertiary alcohols still more slowly.
In 1860 Hermann Kolbe predicted the existence of secondary and tertiary alcohols from theoretical considerations.
Butlerow in 1864, who thus discovered the tertiary alcohols.
Of the primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols having the same empirical formula, the primaryhave the highest, and the tertiary the lowest boiling point; this is in accordance with the fairly general rule that a gain is symmetry is attended by a fall in the boiling point.Advertisement