sodium propionate

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sodium propionate

n.
A transparent crystalline sodium salt of propionic acid, NaC3H5O2, used as a fungicide and bactericide, especially to prevent food spoilage.
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sodium propionate

n
(Elements & Compounds) a transparent crystalline soluble substance used as a medical fungicide and to prevent the growth of moulds, esp to retard spoilage in packed foods. Formula: Na(C2H5COO)
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Ribose is recognized by E281, and the pyrophosphate is bound by hydrogen-bonds to S200 and T277 and a salt-bridge with R201 (Figure 9) [62].
Eastern Cape: off Port Grosvenor (31.41[degrees]S 29.95[degrees]E), -80 m, worn coral nodules, dredged NMDP, RV Meiring Naude, st'n D17, 16.viii.1981 (E176); ditto (31.4360[degrees]S 29.9516[degrees]E), -100-115 m, sand, some mud, solitary coral, shells, dredged NMDP, RV Meiring Naude, st'n D3, viii.1981 (C1338); off Mgazi River (31.7450[degrees]S 29.5617[degrees]E), -180 m, soft mud, dredged NMDP, RV Meiring Naude, st'n J1, 15.vii.1982 (E281, E7540); off Shixini Point (32.5267[degrees]S 28.8833[degrees]E), -500 m, muddy sand, coral rubble, dredged NMDP, RV Meiring Naude, st'n T17, 13.vii.1984 (V2789, shells very old).
In the wake of the crisis on car markets worldwide, turnover decreased from E478.8 million to E281 million.