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

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Structural formula of deuterated ethanol

Deuterated ethanol (C2D5OD), is a form (called a isotopologues) of ethanol (C2H5OH) in which the hydrogen atom ("H") is replaced with deuterium (heavy hydrogen) isotope ("D"). Deuterated ethanol is an uncommon solvent used in NMR spectroscopy.