3-amino-2-naphthoic acid

3-amino-2-naphthoic acid

[¦thrē ə′mē·nō ¦tü naf′thō·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
H2NC10H6COOH Yellow crystals in the shape of scales with a melting point of 214°C; soluble in alcohol and ether; used in the determination of copper, nickel, and cobalt.
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