butyric acid


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butyric acid

n.
A colorless organic acid, C4H8O2, occurring in animal milk fats and used in disinfectants, emulsifying agents, and pharmaceuticals. Also called butanoic acid.

butyric acid

(bjuːˈtɪrɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a carboxylic acid existing in two isomeric forms, one of which produces the smell in rancid butter. Its esters are used in flavouring. Formula: C3(CH2)2COOH
[C19 butyric, from Latin būtyrum butter]

butyr′ic ac′id


n.
either of two isomeric acids having the formula C4H8O2, esp. a rancid liquid occurring in spoiled butter.
[1820–30]

bu·tyr·ic acid

(byo͞o-tîr′ĭk)
A colorless fatty acid found in butter and certain plant oils. It has an unpleasant odor and is used in disinfectants and drugs.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.butyric acid - an unpleasant smelling fatty acid found especially in butter
saturated fatty acid - a fatty acid whose carbon chain cannot absorb any more hydrogen atoms; found chiefly in animal fats
hydroxybutyric acid, oxybutyric acid - hydroxy derivative of butyric acid
Translations
Buttersäure
butaanihappovoihappo
acide butyrique
kwas masłowy
smörsyra
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It's an excellent source of Gamma Amino Butyric Acid (GABA), whose health benefits include obesity prevention, stress reduction, and helps lower blood pressure among others.
The content of ethanol and organic acids including lactic, acetic, propionic and butyric acid were quantified in the filtrates, using high-performance liquid chromatography (Carbomix[R] H-NP5 column, 55[degrees]C, 2.5 mM [H.sub.2]S[O.sub.4], 0.5[ml.sup.-1] min) in accordance with the method described by YUAN et al.
In fermentation quality, pH content quadratically decreased (p = 0.026), lactic acid quadratically increased (p = 0.022), acetic acid linearly increased (p = 0.002), and butyric acid linearly increased (p<0.001) relative to fermentation time.
Browse Full Report with TOC - https://www.factmr.com/report/3693/3-methyl-valeric-acid-market However, one of the prominent challenges for the 3-methyl valeric acid is presence of an alternate chemical compound that is butyric acid. Owing to similar properties of butyric acid, the utilization of butyric acid across the various end-use industries are expected to hampering the 3-methyl valeric acid market growth during the forecast period.
The recalled Losartan tablets may have trace amounts of N-Nitroso N-Methyl 4-amino butyric acid (NMBA), a potential human carcinogen that could lead to cancer.
Volatile fatty acids: Butyric acid has antibacterial and development functions in the intestinal epithelium.
Propionate is a short-chain fatty acid that is most commonly produced (along with acetic and butyric acid) when soluble dietary fiber is fermented by friendly bacteria.
MHRA has recalled 3 batches of Losartan tablets due to contamination with the nitrosamine N-nitroso-N-methylamino butyric acid. As a precautionary measure to protect public health, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) recalled 3 batches of Losartan tablets due to contamination with the nitrosamine N-nitroso-N-methylamino butyric acid (NMBA).
On the other hand, high levels of acetic acid and production of butyric acid indicates poorly fermented silage sometimes due to lose packing or very wet silage and this leads to low intake.Silage of poor quality has slimy soft texture when rubbed from the fibre or leaf and contains moulds.
The effect seen in young female mice is linked to a metabolite called butyrate or butyric acid a type of fatty acid produced by gut bacteria.
The effect seen in young female mice is linked to a metabolite called butyrate or butyric acid,a type of fatty acid produced by gut bacteria.
The effect seen in young female mice is linked to a metabolite called butyrate or butyric acid -- a type of fatty acid produced by gut bacteria.