decarboxylation


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de·car·box·yl·a·tion

 (dē′kär-bŏk′sə-lā′shən)
n.
Removal of a carboxyl group from a chemical compound, usually with hydrogen replacing it.

decarboxylation

(ˌdiːkɑːˌbɒksɪˈleɪʃən)
n
(Biochemistry) the removal or loss of a carboxyl group from an organic compound
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Noun1.decarboxylation - the process of removing a carboxyl group from a chemical compound (usually replacing it with hydrogen)
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
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In addition, some gas is produced from desorption of adsorbed gas on the surface and in the micropores of oil shale and from the decarboxylation and decomposition of carbonate and organic compounds [54].
Regardless of smoking technique, because of incomplete decarboxylation of THCA, loss through exhalation, and destruction by pyrolysis, a maximum of about 30 % of the THC in cannabis preparations is absorbed (Russo, 2007).
20) The primary component of cashew nut liquid is anacardic acid, which can be converted to cardanol by thermal decarboxylation.
Amines are produced by decarboxylation of amino acids via enzymes produced by putrefactive bacteria as well as many species and strains of lactic acid bacteria.
The first one is in the range of 25-250[degrees]C due to loss of water, and the other one is in the range of 250-400[degrees]C that can be ascribed to a complex process including dehydration and decarboxylation of the polymer chains.
14-20] This enzyme catalyses the decarboxylation of L-glutamate into gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA).
The basic cadaverine and putrescine, are aliphatic diamines and are causative of the odor of dead animals that originate from the amino acids, arginine and lysine by bacterial decarboxylation.
2] could be released from the decarboxylation of biochar C.
crassifolia as product of oxidative decarboxylation of p-hydroxybenzoic acid (Zenk, 1964).
This subsequently causes reduction of the oxidative decarboxylation of pyruvate resulting in decreased utilization of oxygen and glucose.
Orexins have been shown to be present in the cells of the gas-trointestinal mucosa that are involved in amine precursor uptake and decarboxylation (APUD), which are scattered throughout the exocrine epithelia.