2-methylpentanoic acid

2-methylpentanoic acid

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(organic chemistry)
(CH3)2CH(CH2)2COOH A colorless liquid with a boiling point of 197°C; soluble in alcohol, benzene, and acetone; used for plasticizers, vinyl stabilizers, and metallic salts.