acid alcohol


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acid alcohol

[′as·əd ′al·kə·hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
A compound containing both a carboxyl group (‒COOH) and an alcohol group (‒CH2OH, =CHOH, or ≡COH).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The slide is washed with tap water and decolourised with acid alcohol (20% sulphuric acid with 95% ethanol) for two minutes.
"The most dangerous and most highly flammable chemical we have is probably acid alcohol. Although all our chemicals are stored safely, it's still a big concern if there's a fire nearby."
Next, sections were stained with hematoxylin, differentiated with hydrochloric acid alcohol solution, treated with 1% ammonia, and stained with eosin.