As nouns the difference between ketone and aldol
is that ketone
is while aldol
is (organic chemistry) any aldehyde or ketone having a hydroxy group in the beta- position.
(organic chemistry) A homologous series of organic molecules whose functional group is an oxygen atom joined to a carbon atom—by a double bond—in a carbon-hydrogen based molecule.
* acetone R1 = R2 = CH3
* methyl ethyl ketone R1 = CH3, R2 = C2H5
* camphor C??H??O
* ketone body
(organic chemistry) Any aldehyde or ketone having a hydroxy group in the beta- position