carboxyl group


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carboxyl group

(kɑːˈbɒksaɪl; -sɪl) or

carboxyl radical

n
(Elements & Compounds) the monovalent group –COOH, consisting of a carbonyl group bound to a hydroxyl group: the functional group in organic acids
[C19 carboxyl, from carbo- + oxy-2 + -yl]
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Noun1.carboxyl group - the univalent radical -COOH; present in and characteristic of organic acids
chemical group, radical, group - (chemistry) two or more atoms bound together as a single unit and forming part of a molecule
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Such type of covalent chemical bonds are formed when the carboxyl group of one amino acid reacts with the amino group of another.
In this investigation, dimethylolpropionic acid (DMPA) is included in the PU structure, and its carboxyl group is ionized to improve the hydrophilicity of poly(IPA)-grafted PU.
In this way, it can adjust the distance between the aromatic ring and carboxyl group [1-3].
Ammonium polyelectrolyte acid, a type of weak polyelectrolyte and a derivative from the carboxyl group, would be a good candidate for YSZ dispersion [10].
The CA molecule consists primarily of three groups: anthraquinone chromophore, a glucopyranose ring attached by a glycosidic linkage, and a carboxyl group (COOH).
Moreover, we found that the carboxyl group of the glucuronic acid at C-3 sugar chain could determine the cytotoxic activity of the three compounds.
Ala253 and Ala249 (backbone donor) both expressed interactions with oxygen of hydroxyl group and carboxyl group (Figure S3).
The carboxyl group density on the PAAc-g-PDMS surface was measured by a colorimetric method using toluidine blue O staining [13].
The researchers synthesized gold nanoparticles whose surfaces were modified with various functional groups: a positively-charged amino group (-NH2), a negatively-charged carboxyl group (-COOH) or a neutral hydroxyl group (-OH).
This volume presents information on the synthetically useful protective groups in chemical reactions, focusing on major functional groups: the hydroxyl group, phenols and catechols, the carbonyl group, the carboxyl group, the thiol group, the amino group, the alkyne-CH, and the phosphate group.
et al., enhancement in ionic conductivity with increasing salt concentration can be associated to the increase in the number of mobile charge carriers and the interaction between NH4+ ion with carboxyl group bring to high dispersion of H+ that increases the conductivity of the CMC-NH4SCN SBE system [14].