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The anionic univalent CHO2 group derived from formic acid, or a compound containing this group.


(Chemistry) any salt or ester of formic acid containing the ion HCOO or the group HCOO–
[C19: from form(ic) + -ate1]


(ˈfɔr meɪt)

a salt or ester of formic acid.
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We aim to tackle the shortcoming of previous technologies by using completely soluble formate as a mediator between electrical current and living cells.
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All reactions were taken place in refluxing ethyl formate (54 AdegC) under mild reaction conditions.
The agreement includes the Neo, TMP and TMPDE as well as the associated Formate businesses located at the Vercelli site in Italy.
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In addition, considering low toxicity and cost, calcium chloride or calcium formate is good choice as a porogen rather than gallium chloride (Ga[Cl.
However, in their search for amino acids, the scientists stumbled onto a substance called ethyl formate.
Perstorp has acquired the pentaerythritol, pent and calcium formate businesses from Chemko a.
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ISLAMABAD -- Election Commission on Wednesday vowing to implement constitutional articles 62 and 63 of the constitution underlined that a meeting will be held to finalize the nomination paper formate on Thursday.