gamma acid


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gamma acid

[′gam·ə ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C10H5NH2OHSO3H White crystals, slightly soluble in water; an intermediate in dyestuff manufacture. Also known as 2-amino-8-naphthol-6-sulfonic acid; 7-amino-1-naphthol-3-sulfonic acid; 2,5-naphthylamine sulfonic acid; 3-sulfonic acid; 6-sulfonic acid.