chloroacetic acid

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chloroacetic acid

[¦klȯr·ə¦sēd·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
ClCH2COOH White or colorless, deliquescent crystals that are soluble in water, ether, chloroform, benzene, and alcohol; used as an herbicide and in the manufacture of dyes and other organic molecules.
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The pH-independent hydrolysis of 4-nitrophenyl chloroacetate (4-NPCA) was used as a model reaction (Scheme 1) to test the online spectrophotometric system for ultrasonic kinetic measurements.
The kinetics of the neutral hydrolysis of 4-nitrophenyl chloroacetate was followed spectrophotometrically with a Perkin-Elmer Lambda 2S spectrometer.
They were negative for myeloperoxidase (MPO), for chloroacetate esterase (CAE) and for all other myeloid and T-cell markers.
Reacting the amines with sodium chloroacetate produces betaines, another surfactant found in shampoos.
3) at least one member of the group consisting of units derived from unsaturated carboxylic acids, alkyl esters of unsaturated carboxylic acids, alkoxy alkyl acrylates, allyl glycidyl ether, vinyl chloroacetate, ethylene, butene-1 and isobutylene and units resulting from the hydrogenation of units from a conjugated diene.
Normal, reactive, and neoplastic mast cells stain with naphthol AS-D chloroacetate esterase (CAE) and are negative for myeloperoxidase expression.
After releasing their woundhealing granules, mast cells lose the ability to make the enzyme chloroacetate esterase and no longer show up when exposed to a dye that reacts with the enzyme.