from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A compound, having the general formula R — CH:NOH, which is formed by the action of hydroxylamine on an aldehyde. Also aldoxim.

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  • noun organic chemistry Any oxime derived from an aldehyde; general formula RCH=NOH


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  • The enzymatic conversion of p-hydroxyphenylacet - aldoxime to p-hydroxymandelonitrile.

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  • Fleisher JH, Harris LW, Murtha EF (1967) Reactivation by pyridinium aldoxime methochloride (PAM) of inhibited cholinesterase activity in dogs after poisoning with pinacolyl methylphosphonofluoridate (soman).

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  • 363, 9-18 (1999) [6] Bak, S.; Nielsen, H.L.; Halkier, B.A.: The presence of CYP79 homologues in glucosinolate-producing plants shows evolutionary conservation of the en - zymes in the conversion of amino acid to aldoxime in the biosynthesis of cyanogenic clucosides and glucosinolates.

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