itaconic acid


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itaconic acid

(ˌɪtəˈkɒnɪk)
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(Elements & Compounds) a white colourless crystalline carboxylic acid obtained by the fermentation of carbohydrates and used in the manufacture of synthetic resins. Formula: CH2:C(COOH)CH2COOH
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Noun1.itaconic acid - a crystalline carboxylic acid; occurs in some fermentations of sugars
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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Abstract This study investigates the influence of carboxylic monomers, such as itaconic acid (IA), on the colloidal properties of the latexes made by semi-continuous emulsion copolymerization of styrene (STy) with n-butyl acrylate (BA).
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and the University of Maine, to produce Itaconix's green polymers from itaconic acid fermented with sugars extracted from hardwood biomass.
Melt Grafting of Itaconic Acid and its Derivatives onto an Ethylene-Propylene Copolymer," React.
Preferred grafting compounds are maleic anhydride, maleic acid, fumaric acid, itaconic anhydride, itaconic acid, glycidyl (meth)acrylate, or 2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate.
They synthesized a copolymer of acrylic and itaconic acid, which proved indefinitely stable in a 50% aqueous solution.
Manufacture of value-added products such as acetic acid, butanol acetone, lactic acid, citric acid, aconitic acid, itaconic acid, glycerol, dextron, etc.
Itaconix - Positive - Bio-based Materials and Chemicals With a low-capex, low-opex process expanding to 5,000 MT/year to produce itaconic acid polymers for chemical intermediates, binders, and super-absorbents, Itaconix is one of the few bio-based chemical companies we expect to run in the black in 2013.
Functional acid monomers, such as acrylic acid (AA), methacrylic acid (MAA), itaconic acid (IA), and vinylphosphonic acid (VPA), were incorporated for enhancing latex stability and paint compatibility (especially with the target component in this study: Ti[O.
The modified elastomer must have a functional group that can interact with a carbonyl group such as maleic anhydride, phthalic anhydride, acrylic acid, maleic acid, itaconic acid, epoxy, or a glycidyl group.
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Itaconic Acid (IA) in US$ Million.