Dictionary » B » Butanol butyl alcohol

Butanol butyl alcohol

Butanol, butyl alcohol

An alcohol with the chemical formula CH3(CH2)30H. It is formed during anaerobic fermentation using bacteria to convert the sugars to butanol and carbon dioxide.


Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page



This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 385 times. 
What links here | Related changes | Permanent link