methyl lactate

methyl lactate

[′meth·əl ′lak‚tāt]
(organic chemistry)
CH3CHCHCOOCH3 Liquid boiling at 145°C; miscible with water and most organic liquids; used as a solvent for lacquers, stains, and cellulosic materials.
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1991) studied the conversion of methyl lactate to methyl acrylate over CaS[O.
In our previous work, we evaluated the effects of cupric sulfate and phosphate on the dehydration of methyl lactate to acrylates, and got a favourable catalysts combination (Zhang et al.
Cen, "Evaluation of Catalysts and Optimization of Reaction Conditions for the Dehydration of Methyl Lactate to Acrylates," Chin.