chlorous


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chlorous

(ˈklɔːrəs)
adj
1. (Elements & Compounds) of or containing chlorine in the trivalent state
2. (Elements & Compounds) of or containing chlorous acid
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Al-Holy, Lin, and Rasco (2005) investigated the effect of nisin in combination with heat treatments or antimicrobials (such as lactic acid, chlorous acid and sodium hypochlorite) on the inhibition of Listeria monocytogenes and total mesophiles in caviar and concluded that there was no synergistic effect due to the combination of nisin with lactic acid.
But Washington State University scientists, as an option, set out to examine the antimicrobial effects of chlorous acid against L.
molecular formula name Cl[O.sub.2] chlorine dioxide HOCl hypochlorous acid HI[O.sub.2] iodous acid Cl[O.sup.-.sub.2] chlorite ion HOI hypoiodous acid [I.sup.-] iodide ion [I.sub.2] iodine HCl[O.sub.2] chlorous acid [H.sub.2]O[I.sup.+] protonated hypoiodous acid
In this study, lignin was removed due to the attack of Cl[O.sub.2] (generated during delignification process) directly to the aromatic ring of lignin to decompose quickly and completely to form chlorous acid such as fumaric acid, oxalic acid and monochloroacetic acid [19].