mercaptoacetic acid


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mercaptoacetic acid

[mər¦kap·tō·ə¦sēd·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
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com/prnh/20130307/600769 The Global And Chinese Mercaptoacetic Acid Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global mercaptoacetic acid industry with a focus on the Chinese situation.
The metallo-beta-lactamase (MBLs) are carbapenem-hydrolyzing enzyme, MBLs differ from other beta-lactamases in having a serine moiety at the active site and are inhibited by thiol compounds like 2-mercaptoethanol, 2mercaptopropionic acids and mercaptoacetic acid.
The particles are rendered water soluble by either treatment with mercaptoacetic acid or the addition of a third outer layer of silica.