Borneol

Borneol is a bicyclic organic compound and a terpene. The hydroxyl group in this compound is placed in an endo position. There are two different enantiomers of borneol. Both d-(+)-borneol and l-(–)-borneol are found in nature. ==Reactions == Borneol is easily oxidized to the ketone (camphor). One historical name for borneol is Borneo camphor whi...
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Borneol

• (n.) A rare variety of camphor, C10H17.OH, resembling ordinary camphor, from which it can be produced by reduction. It is said to occur in the camphor tree of Borneo and Sumatra (Dryobalanops camphora), but the natural borneol is rarely found in European or American commerce, being in great request by the Chinese. Called also Borneo camphor,...
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borneol

<chemistry> A rare variety of camphor, C10H17.OH, resembling ordinary camphor, from which it can be produced by reduction. It is said to occur in the camphor tree of Borneo and Sumatra (Dryobalanops camphora), but the natural borneol is rarely found in European or American commerce, being in great request by the Chinese. ... Synonym: Borneo c...
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Borneol

Bor'ne·ol noun [ Borneo + - ol .] (Chemistry) A rare variety of camphor, C 10 H 17 .OH, resembling ordinary camphor, from which it can be produced by reduction. It is said to occur in the camphor tree of Borneo and Sumatra ( Dryobalanops camphora ), but ...
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