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cit·rate

 (sĭt′rāt′)
n.
A salt, ester, or anion of citric acid.

citrate

(ˈsɪtreɪt; -rɪt; ˈsaɪtreɪt)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of citric acid. Salts of citric acid are used in beverages and pharmaceuticals
[C18: from citr(us) + -ate1]

cit•rate

(ˈsɪ treɪt, ˈsaɪ-)

n.
a salt or ester of citric acid.
[1785–95]

cit·rate

(sĭt′rāt′)
A salt or ester of citric acid, containing the group C6H5O7.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.citrate - a salt or ester of citric acid
ester - formed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
Verb1.citrate - cause to form a salt or ester of citric acid
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
Translations
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Initially sodium citrate helps in reducing the chlorauric acid for preparing gold nanoparticles but after that charged citrate ions surround the outer shell of gold particles thus making them charged so that they do not attract each other and avert self-aggregation (Freus 1973).
Company officials say positively charged zinc citrate ions in the product bind with negatively charged surfaces in the mouth, providing a protective coating that can last up to three hours.
We showed that the concentration of citrate ions does influence PTT results, especially at higher heparin concentrations (5).