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The univalent group, -COOH, the functional group characteristic of all organic acids.

car′box·yl′ic (-sĭl′ĭk) adj.


(kɑrˈbɒk sɪl)
the univalent group COOH, of organic acids.
[1865–70; carb- + ox (ygen) + -yl]
car`box•yl′ic, adj.
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Noun1.carboxyl - the univalent radical -COOH; present in and characteristic of organic acids
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
Adj.1.carboxyl - relating to or containing the carboxyl group or carboxyl radical
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
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volume of pDADMAC and by assuming a 1:1 binding stoichiometry between the carboxyl groups from the measured samples and the ammonium groups from pDADMAC.
The negative bias against carboxyl C at the higher field (and more crucially higher MAS rate) is consistent with previous findings by ourselves (Smernik 2005) and others (Frund and Ludemann 1994; Mao et al.
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developed water-soluble polyimides by adding hydrophilic functional groups such as -OH or -COOH groups using polyamic acid precursors having carboxyl or hydroxyl groups.
Each is active only against the peptide bonds in protein molecules that have carboxyl groups donated by certain amino acids.
Most likely, in this pH range macromolecules are straightened by electrostatic repulsion of ionized carboxyl groups.
Will other hydrophilic moieties be as effective as the carboxyl group?
The first chapter reviews basic carbohydrate chemistry including carbonyl, carboxyl, and hydroxyl modifications, glycosidic linkages, and polymerization.
Biocatalysts carried out various trials and finally came up with the enzyme Pectinase 872L which works by catalysing the hydrolysis of the methyl ester bonds in pectin, releasing free carboxyl groups.