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Italian term or phrase:lattoni
English translation:lactones
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17:10 Jul 20, 2005
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Science - Chemistry; Chem Sci/Eng
Italian term or phrase: lattoni
This comes in a list about the composition of a material. i.e. Conductivity, Free acid content, Lattoni, Acidity, etc.

I have no idea whatsoever!
Thanks in advance
lizzy g
Local time: 08:34
lactones
Explanation:
Lactones are a certain type of chemicals.

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Note added at 4 mins (2005-07-20 17:14:41 GMT)
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Lactones are cyclic ketones. Ketones are Carbon containing compounds with C=O group.

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Note added at 4 mins (2005-07-20 17:15:13 GMT)
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The familiar nail polish remover (acetone) is a ketone.



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Note added at 7 mins (2005-07-20 17:18:03 GMT)
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I am sorry! Lactones are CYCLIC ESTERS not Ketones...
O
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Estaers have the group R-C=O-R\'

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Note added at 9 mins (2005-07-20 17:19:58 GMT)
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Didn\'t come out right!

Well, there is a C=O
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O-R\' group with another R group bonded to the carbon.

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Note added at 10 mins (2005-07-20 17:20:53 GMT)
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I give up!

C=O with a single-bond C-O (the same C) and an R group bonded to C and an R\' group bonded to O.

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Note added at 10 mins (2005-07-20 17:21:28 GMT)
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Lactones, are the cyclic (carbon ring framework) versions of these..

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Zareh Darakjian Ph.D.
United States
Local time: 00:34
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Thank you for all of your helpful comments (you've really helped me get my head around it!) I'm sorry I've graded this so late.

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lactones


Explanation:
Lactones are a certain type of chemicals.

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Note added at 4 mins (2005-07-20 17:14:41 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Lactones are cyclic ketones. Ketones are Carbon containing compounds with C=O group.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 4 mins (2005-07-20 17:15:13 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

The familiar nail polish remover (acetone) is a ketone.



--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 7 mins (2005-07-20 17:18:03 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

I am sorry! Lactones are CYCLIC ESTERS not Ketones...
O
|
Estaers have the group R-C=O-R\'

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 9 mins (2005-07-20 17:19:58 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Didn\'t come out right!

Well, there is a C=O
|
O-R\' group with another R group bonded to the carbon.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 10 mins (2005-07-20 17:20:53 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

I give up!

C=O with a single-bond C-O (the same C) and an R group bonded to C and an R\' group bonded to O.

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 10 mins (2005-07-20 17:21:28 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

Lactones, are the cyclic (carbon ring framework) versions of these..



Zareh Darakjian Ph.D.
United States
Local time: 00:34
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Grading comment
Thank you for all of your helpful comments (you've really helped me get my head around it!) I'm sorry I've graded this so late.

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agree  Elizabeth Lyons: You deserved it; ' told you I owe you one : )) - yup this is it, you beat me to it Zareh :)
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