carboxy group


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carboxy group

[kär′bäk·sē ‚grüp]
(organic chemistry)
‒COOH The functional group of carboxylic acid. Also known as carboxyl group.
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Comparing with VC, carboxy groups were measured in MC and the increase of negative electron group in fiber molecular made its coordination combining ability with As() enhanced; In comparison with the removal arsenic rate of VC, MC's significantly increased by 2.
Comparison with VC, carboxy groups were measured in MC, and the increase of negative electron group in fiber molecular made its coordination combining ability with As() enhanced;
1] weakens clearly because adjacent carboxy groups form hexahydric acid-anhydride cyclization in the course of heat treatment.