aliphatic acid


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aliphatic acid

[¦al·ə¦fad·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
Any organic acid derived from aliphatic hydrocarbons.
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Therefore, various copolymer derivatives of PA6T are on the market, made of TPA and other aromatic acids or aliphatic acids and melting at about 300[degrees]C (Ems-Chemie, BASF, Mitsui, DuPont, Solvay).
The exact composition is a secret, but Plasticine is composed of calcium salts (principally chalk), petroleum jelly, and long-chain aliphatic acids.
Other examples are aliphatic acids in the breath of people with liver cirrhosis,and di or trimethylamine in the breath of those with failing kidneys.
Synthetic polyesters made from aliphatic diols and aliphatic acids are also biodegradable.
6 min) (Biorad Aminex HPX87H) chromatography column, using a UV-visible detector set at 212 nm for aliphatic acids and 254 nm for aromatic acids.
The five papers are "A Six-Month Study on the Toxicity of High Doses of Policosanol Orally Administered to Sprague-Dawley Rats," "Pharmacological Interaction Between Policosanol and Nitroprusside in Rats," "Effects of D-002 on Lipid Peroxidation in Older Subjects," "Antioxidant Effect of D-002 on Gastric Mucosa of Rats with Experimentally Induced Injury," and "In Vivo Genotoxic Evaluation of D-003, a Mixture of Very Long-Chain Aliphatic Acids.