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

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Structural formula of deuterated methanol

Deuterated methanol (CD3OD), is a form (called an isotopologue) of methanol (CH3OH) in which the hydrogen atom ("H") is replaced with deuterium (heavy hydrogen) isotope ("D"). Deuterated methanol is a common solvent used in NMR spectroscopy.