propanoic acid


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pro·pa·no·ic acid

 (prō′pə-nō′ĭk)

propanoic acid

(ˌprəʊpəˈnəʊɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless liquid carboxylic acid used in inhibiting the growth of moulds in bread. Formula: CH3CH2COOH. Former name: propionic acid
[C20: from propane + -o- + -ic]
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Noun1.propanoic acid - a liquid fatty acid found in milk and sweat and in fuel distillates
fenoprofen, fenoprofen calcium, Nalfon - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Nalfon) used in the treatment of arthritis and other painful inflammatory disorders
Ansaid, flurbiprofen - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Ansaid) that is administered only orally
Advil, ibuprofen, isobutylphenyl propionic acid, Motrin, Nuprin - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and analgesic medicine (trade names Advil and Motrin and Nuprin) used to relieve the pain of arthritis and as an antipyretic; "daily use of ibuprofen can irritate the stomach"
ketoprofen, Orudis, Orudis KT, Oruvail - nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Orudis or Orudis KT or Oruvail)
Naprosyn, naproxen - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Naprosyn) used in the treatment of arthritis and musculoskeletal inflammation and moderate pain
Aflaxen, Aleve, Anaprox, naproxen sodium - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trademarks Aleve and Anaprox and Aflaxen) that fights pain and inflammation
Daypro, oxaprozin - a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Daypro)
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
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Trimethylamine (a fishy odor), 2-methylpropanal (a malty, dark chocolate odor), 3-methylbutanal (a malty, dark chocolate odor), acetic acid (a sour odor), propanoic acid (a cheesy odor), 2-methylpropanoic acid (a cheesy odor), butanoic acid (a cheesy odor), 3-methylbutanoic acid (cheesy, sweaty odors) and methional (a cooked potato odor) had the highest odor activity values--greater than 100.
Delignification of pakar wood (Ficus lacon Buch) by organosolv pulping with aliphatic acid like acetic acid, formic acid and propanoic acid.
Lactic acid, HC3H5O3- 2- hydroxy- d- propanoic acid, used for leaching experiments was reagent grade (90 wt % solution in water from Merck Chemicals).
Flurbiprofen is a propanoic acid derivative which is widely used and has well-known anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects.
Byproducts such as acetic acid, 1--pentanol, propanoic acid were produced along with ethanol in negligible quantity.
2, 2-bis methylol propanoic acid, dipentaerythritol, and silver benzoate were procured from Aldrich, Germany.
Demand for lactic acid is high in the food, pharmaceutical, textile, and chemical feedstock industries where it is used for production of lactate esters, propylene glycol, 2,3-pentanedione, and propanoic acid.