Chemical Sciences: A Manual for CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test for Lectureship and JRF/Deuterated acetone

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Chemical structure of deuterated acetone

Deuterated acetone ((CD3)2CO) is a form (called a isotopologues) of acetone (CH3)2CO in which the hydrogen atom ("H") is replaced with deuterium (heavy hydrogen) isotope ("D"). Deuterated acetone is a common solvent used in NMR spectroscopy.