Flashcards in 3.5 Alcohols Deck (10)
What catalyst do they use in the reaction between ethene and steam to get an alcohol?
Is fermentation to make alcohols an anaerobic or aerobic process?
What are primary alcohols?
When the carbon carrying the OH group is only attached to one alkyl group
What is a tertiary alcohol?
When the carbon carrying the OH group is attached directly to three alkyl groups - of any combination
What's the reaction with ethene and steam called?
What's the natural catalyst for the fermentation process and a what temperature?
Yeast 35 degrees
Which process of making alcohols creates more pure product?
Hydration of ethene and steam
True or false. You can use an elimination reaction to make alcohols
True, by using hydration of alkenes
What is the functional group for an alcohol?