pentanoic acid


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pentanoic acid

(ˌpɛntəˈnəʊɪk)
n
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless liquid carboxylic acid with an unpleasant odour, used in making perfumes, flavourings, and pharmaceuticals. Formula: CH3(CH2)3COOH. Also called: valeric acid
[from pentane]
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Noun1.pentanoic acid - a clear liquid carboxylic acid used in perfumes and drugs
carboxylic acid - an organic acid characterized by one or more carboxyl groups
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In pastirma samples, pentanoic acid, 2-methyl and hexanoic acid as acids were found (Table 3).
w] (g/mol) Pentanoic acid 99 102 Hexanoic acid 98 116 Heptanoic acid 97 130 Octanoic acid 98 144 Nonanoic acid 97 158 Decanoic acid 98 172 Undecanoic acid 98 186 Dodecanoic acid 98 200 Tridecanoic acid 98 214 Tetradecanoic acid 99 228 Pentadecanoic acid 99 242 1-Bromoalkane Purity (%) [M.
The %RSD values obtained for the peak areas of magnesium valproate, valeronitrile, pentanoic acid, 2-ethyl pentanoic acid, and 2-(1-methyl, ethyl)pentanoic acid were not more than 2.