iminodiacetic acid


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iminodiacetic acid

[‚im·ə·nō·dī·ə′sēd·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C4H7NO4 A crystalline substance used as an intermediate in the manufacture of chelating agents, surface-active agents, and complex salts. Abbreviated IDA. Also known as diglycine; iminodiethanoic acid.
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