lactide


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lactide

[′lak‚tīd]
(organic chemistry)
A cyclic, intermolecular, double ester formed from α-hydroxy acids; most lactides are relatively low melting solids and are easily hydrolyzed by base to form salts of the parent acid, such as sodium lactate.
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6, mainly are 2-((2hydroxypropanoyl)oxy) propanoic acid, 2-hydroxypropanoic acid or lactic acid, acrylic acid, acetaldehyde and 3,6-dimethyl1,4-dioxane-2,5-dione or lactide.
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Their topics include the chemistry and thermodynamic properties of lactic acid and lactide and solvent miscibility, optical properties, migration, foaming, composites, spinning poly(lactic acid) fibers, enzymatic degradation, cradle to gate environmental footprint and life cycle assessment, packaging and other commercial applications, and textile and environmental applications.