Definitions for lactones

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word lactones

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Lactones

    Cyclic esters of hydroxy carboxylic acids, containing a 1-oxacycloalkan-2-one structure. Large cyclic lactones of over a dozen atoms are MACROLIDES.

Translation

Find a translation for the lactones definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these lactones definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"lactones." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 2 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/lactones>.

Are we missing a good definition for lactones?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for lactones: