Ketones and Aldehydes. Properties Nomenclature Preparation Reactions Synthesis. Carbonyl Functional Groups. Large Dipole Controls Properties and Reactivity. Boiling Points Dipole-Dipole Interactions. Adrogenic/Anabolic Steroids. Anabolic Steroids. IUPAC Nomenclature Ketones.
Ingestion of the unripe seeds from the fruit of the Jamaican Ackee tree causes a disruption of the dehydrogenase enzymes needed to metabolize fatty acids. This “vomiting sickness” is a result of the enzyme inhibitor Hypoglycin A.