noun Brian W(ilson). born 1925, British novelist, best known for his science fiction. His works include Non-Stop (1958), Enemies of the System (1978), The Helliconia Trilogy (1983–86), Forgotten Life (1988), and The Detached Retina (1995)
any of several in which one carbon atom is part of an structure. noun any aldose containing six carbon atoms, such as glucose or mannose
Also called acetaldol. a colorless, syrupy, water-soluble liquid, C 4 H 8 O 2 , formed by the condensation of acetaldehyde: used chiefly in the manufacture of rubber vulcanizers and accelerators, and in perfumery. any of a class of compounds containing both an alcohol and an functional group, formed by a condensation reaction between aldehyde […]
any of a group of enzymes catalyzing reversible aldol condensations. aldolase al·dol·ase (āl’də-lās’, lāz’) n. An enzyme present in certain living tissues, including skeletal and heart muscle tissues, that catalyzes the breakdown of a fructose ester into triose sugars.