butanoic acid


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bu·ta·no·ic acid

 (byo͞o′tə-nō′ĭk)

butanoic acid

n
(Chemistry) another name for butyric acid
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Noun1.butanoic acid - an unpleasant smelling fatty acid found especially in butter
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
hydroxybutyric acid, oxybutyric acid - hydroxy derivative of butyric acid
Translations
Butansäure
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5% ACTIVATE Starter DA was a dry organic acid blend composed of calcium salt of 2-hydroxy-4-[methylthio] butanoic acid, fumaric acid, benzoic acid, and carrier with 31% L-met activity) showed the same improvements in weight gain and feed efficiency as those fed a control diet [47].
Among them, acetic acid, 3-(methylthio)propanal (methional), 2-methylpropanoic acid, butanoic acid, 3-methyl-butanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-2,5-dimethyl-3( 2H )-furanone (HDMF), 4-hydroxy-2-ethyl-5-methyl-3(2H)-furanone (HEMF) and 2-phenylacetic acid had the highest flavor dilution factors.
aegypti showed potential larvicidal property which might be due to the presence of various phytochemical constituents such as propanoic acid, butanoic acid, benzene acetic acid, 4-(1,1-dimethylethyl)-methyl ester, phthalic acid, hexadecanoic acid, 1,2-benzendicarboxylic acid and 9-octadecenamide which may cause degeneration of the pupal alterations in the respiratory system of mosquito larvae, and reproductive system (28-29, 31).
The broiler growth performance and immune response were determined by using different doses of liquid dl-2-hydroxy-4-methylthio butanoic acid (LMA).
For example, there are differences in the concentration of aromatic compounds, such as ethyl propanoate ('fruity'), 2-methyl butyl acetate ('banana'), hexyl acetate ('lolly') and 3-methyl butanoic acid ('cheesy').