suberic acid

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su·ber·ic acid

A colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C8H14O4, used in the manufacture of plastics.

[French subérique, from Latin sūber, cork.]

suberic acid

(Elements & Compounds) another name for octanedioic acid
[C18: from French subérique, from Latin sūber cork (from which the acid is obtained)]
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Noun1.suberic acid - a dicarboxylic acid found in cork
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
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Chen, Crystallization Behavior of Biodegradable Poly(L-lactic acid) Filled with a Powerful Nucleating Agent-N, N'-Bis(benzoyl) Suberic Acid Dihydrazide, J.
4) with a magnetic separation device and activated by incubation with 1 g/L suberic acid hydroxyl succinate ester (Sigma Aldrich) in PBS for 30 min at room temperature (22[degrees]C) with shaking.
In our previous work [5], we reported in detail that N,N'-bis(benzoyl) suberic acid dihydrazide was a novel nucleating agent for PLLA.