abietic acid


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abietic acid

[‚a·bē′et·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C20H30O2 A tricyclic, crystalline acid obtained from rosin; used in making esters for plasticizers.
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Erciyes, AT, Kabasakal, OS, Guner, FS, "Use of Methylolated Abietic Acid and Toluene Diisocyanate in the Modification of Triglyceride Oils.
Both the activated sludge system and the aerated lagoon were able to totally remove abietic acid.
Firstly, the genotoxic effects of different concentrations of [beta]-sitosterol, stigmasterol and abietic acid were , determined (Table III).
The high efficiencies of abietic acid removal obtained in this work agree with those found by other authors using either aerobic lagoons (Zender et al.
The results indicate that toxicity of BKME could not be explained by the presence of abietic acid and sterols.