crotonic acid

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crotonic acid

[krō′tän·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C3H5COOH An unsaturated acid, with colorless, monoclinic crystals, soluble in water; used in the preparation of synthetic resins, plasticizers, and pharmaceuticals.
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The viscosity measurements table 3, show that the incorporation of crotonic acid with acrylic acid with a quantity going from 0.
Acrylic acid (AA; > 99%, Fluka, Switzerland), Crotonic acid (CA; > 97%, Fluka, Switzerland) monomers and azobisisobutyronitrile (AIBN, Merck) were used as received.