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Problem: Which of the following processes is used to test for drunk driving and also to break down alcohol in the body?a) transesterificationb) E1 eliminationc) alcohol oxidationd) ketone reduction

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Reactions of Alcohol:

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    • Alcohol → carbonyl compounds (C=O)
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Which of the following processes is used to test for drunk driving and also to break down alcohol in the body?

a) transesterification

b) E1 elimination

c) alcohol oxidation

d) ketone reduction

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