carboxylic acid

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car·box·yl·ic acid

 (kär′bŏk-sĭl′ĭk)
n.
An organic acid that contains one or more carboxyl groups.
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carboxylic acid

(ˌkɑːbɒkˈsɪlɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic acids containing the carboxyl group. See also fatty acid
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Noun1.carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
acetic acid, ethanoic acid - a colorless pungent liquid widely used in manufacturing plastics and pharmaceuticals
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
adipic acid, hexanedioic acid - a carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of nylon
mucic acid - a solid acid (C6H10O8) found in milk or sugar
octanedioic acid, suberic acid - a dicarboxylic acid found in cork
succinic acid - a dicarboxylic acid (C4H6O4) active in metabolic processes
saccharic acid - a white dicarboxylic acid formed from oxidation of sugar or starch
decanedioic acid, sebacic acid - a dicarboxylic acid used to make resins
sorbic acid - a white crystalline carboxylic acid used as a preservative
pentanoic acid, valeric acid - a clear liquid carboxylic acid used in perfumes and drugs
fatty acid - any of a class of aliphatic monocarboxylic acids that form part of a lipid molecule and can be derived from fat by hydrolysis; fatty acids are simple molecules built around a series of carbon atoms linked together in a chain of 12 to 22 carbon atoms
benzoic acid - a white crystalline solid occurring in many resins
propanoic acid, propionic acid - a liquid fatty acid found in milk and sweat and in fuel distillates
lactic acid - a clear odorless hygroscopic syrupy carboxylic acid found in sour milk and in many fruits
acrylic acid, propenoic acid - an unsaturated liquid carboxylic acid used in the manufacture of acrylic resins
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Translations
حمض كربوكسيلي
карбоксилна киселина
karboxylová kyselina
carboxylsyre
CarbonsäureCarboxylsäure
karboksüülhape
اسیدهای کربوکسیلیک
karboksyylihappo
acide carboxylique
חומצה קרבוקסילית
karboksilna kiselina
カルボン酸
카복실산
acidum carboxylicum
carbonzuur
karboksylsyre
kwas karboksylowy
ácido carboxílico
acid carboxilic
karboxylová kyselina
karboksilna kiselinaкарбоксилна киселина
karboxylsyra
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2) Exposure: When VUV*7 light is applied to the fluororesin surface, a carboxy group is formed.
The results indicated that characteristic adsorption peak (=1718cm-1) of C=O vanished after adsorbing Pb(II), and anti-symmetric and symmetric flex vibration sorption peaks of carboxy group were found (as=1526cm-1, s=1397cm-1, D=129cm-1), These results show that there are coordination bonds between oxygen atoms and Pb(II) and that H of C-OH has been exchanged with the formation of a complex compound.
derived from KDO (2-keto-3-deoxy-D-manno-octonic acid)), the method comprising the steps of: (a) forming a covalent bond between the carboxy group of the polysaccharide and a reporter molecule (RM), thereby forming a polysaccharide-reporter molecule conjugate (PS-RM), said reporter molecule comprising a recognition/substrate site (e.g.