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FormulaMolar
Mass
Name (click for model)Comments
CH2O30.03Methanal,
formaldehyde
Used in the production of formaldehyde resins and plastics.
Formalin is a solution of methanal in water/methanol used as a disinfectant.
Information."
C2H4O44.06Ethanal,
acetaldehyde
Information."
C3H4O272.07Propanedial"
C3H5NO4119.09HadacidinAntitumor antibiotic properties"
C3H6O58.09Propanal"
C3H6O274.093-Hydroxypropanal"
C3H6O390.09(R)-(+)-Glyceraldehyde"
C3H6O390.09(S)-(-)-Glyceraldehyde"
C4H6O70.1(Z)-But-2-enal"
C4H6O70.1(E)-But-2-enal"
C4H8O72.12Butanal"
C4H8O72.12Methylpropanaluseful in synthesis"
C4H8O3104.12(2R,3R)-2,3,4-Trihydroxybutanal,
D-Erythrose (open chain)
"
C4H8O3104.12(2R,3S)-2,3,4-Trihydroxybutanal,
L-Threose (open chain)
"
C4H8O3104.12(2S,3R)-2,3,4-Trihydroxybutanal,
D-Threose (open chain)
"
C4H8O3104.12(2S,3S)-2,3,4-Trihydroxybutanal,
L-Erythrose (open chain)
"
C5H4O296.09FurfuralInformation."
C5H8O84.13Cyclobutanecarbaldehyde"
C5H8O2100.133-Oxopentanal"
C5H8O2100.13Pentanedial"
C5H8O3116.135-Hydroxy-3-oxopentanal"
C5H10O86.15Pentanal"
C5H10O86.15(R)-2-Methylbutanal"
C5H10O86.15(S)-2-Methylbutanal"
C5H10O86.153-MethylbutanalOccurs in orange, lemon and other oils, and is used as an artificial flavour."
C5H10O86.15Dimethylpropanal"
C6H10O98.16(E)-Hex-2-enalFound along with hex-3-en-1-ol in cut grass."
C6H10O2114.163-Oxohexanal"
C6H11BrO179.07(S)-2-Bromohexanal"
C6H12O100.18Hexanal"
C6H12O100.182,2-Dimethylbutanal"
C6H12O100.18(R)-2,3-Dimethylbutanal"
C6H12O100.18(S)-2,3-Dimethylbutanal"
C6H12O100.18(R)-2-Methylpentanal"
C6H12O100.18(S)-2-Methylpentanal"
C6H12O100.18(R)-3-Methylpentanal"
C6H12O100.18(S)-3-Methylpentanal"
C6H12O100.184-Methylpentanal"
C7H6O106.13Benzaldehydefrom bitter almonds, used in perfumery and as a flavour"
C7H6O2122.132-HydroxybenzaldehydeSalicylaldehyde. Used in perfumery"
C7H6O2122.134-HydroxybenzaldehydeSmall amounts found in many plants."
C7H6O4154.133,4,5-Trihydroxybenzaldehyde"
C7H8NO122.162-Aminobenzaldehyde"
C7H10O2126.17(2S,4S)-4-Hydroxycyclohex-2-enecarbaldehydeRing is modeled trans, diequatorial."
C7H14O114.213-Ethylpentanal"
C7H14O114.21Heptanal"
C7H14O114.21(2R,3R)-2,3-Dimethylpentanal"
C7H14O114.21(2S,3S)-2,3-Dimethylpentanal"
C7H15NO3161.23(3S,4R)-4-Amino-3-hydroxy-7-oxoheptanoic acid"
C8H6O3150.14PiperonalUsed in cherry and vanilla flavours, and in perfumery."
C8H8O2136.164-Methoxybenzaldehyde"
C8H8O3152.16Vanillinflavouring agent : vanilla"
C8H9NO3167.18PyridoxalAldehyde from Vitamin B6"
C8H12O124.2(2E,4Z)-Octa-2,4-dienal"
C8H16O128.24Octanal"
C9H7NO3177.174-Nitro-3-vinylbenzaldehyde"
C9H8NO3178.184-Ethyl-2-nitrobenzaldehyde"
C9H8O132.17CinnamaldehydeIn cinnamon oils"
C9H18O142.27Nonanal"
C9H20NO3190.3(3S,4R,5R)-4-Amino-5-ethyl
-3-hydroxy-7-oxoheptanoic acid
"
C10H16O152.26Geranial, Citral astrong lemon odour"
C10H16O152.26Neral, Citral blemon odour, sweeter than geranial"
C10H18O154.28Citronellalused as soap perfume and insect repellent"
C10H20O2172.3(S)-7-Hydroxy-3,7-dimethyloctanalLily-of-the-valley.
The R enantiomer has different odour"
C10H20O2172.3(R)-7-Hydroxy-3,7-dimethyloctanalMint.
The S enantiomer has different odour."
C11H22O170.33UndecanalPheromone of the male greater wax moth, Galleria mellonella"
C12H18O4226.3(2E,6E)-3,7-Dimethyldeca
-2,6-dienedioic acid
Isolated from the hair pencils of male monarch butterflies, Danaus plexippus"
C12H20O180.32(5E,7Z)-Dodeca-5,7-dienalPheromone of the western tent caterpillar, Melacosoma californicum."
C14H18O8314.32Vanillin beta-D-glucoside"
C15H22O3250.37WarburganalSesquiterpene from Warburgia ugandensis. Has biological activity as a plant growth regulator, an antimicrobial and as a molluscicide."
C20H28O284.4811-cis-Retinalcomponent of the visual pigments"
C20H28O284.4811-trans-Retinalcomponent of the visual pigments"
C50H70O14895.2Brevetoxin Bmarine neurotoxin associated with 'red tide' catastrophes on coastal areas around the world
The Harmful Algae Page
Intro to Dinoflagellata"
Number of entries in table : 73

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