monoprotic acid


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monoprotic acid

[‚män·ə¦präd·ik ′as·əd]
(chemistry)
An acid that has only one ionizable hydrogen atom in each molecule.
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Fluorescence data from this step is either presented as a raw curve, which in the case of a single product looks much like a pH titration curve for a monoprotic acid (Figure 3); or it may be processed, most commonly with a second derivative function, which graphs as a peak at the inflection point of the raw data.