nonoic acid

nonoic acid

[nō′nō·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C8H17COOH Any of a family of acids which are mixed isomers produced in the Fischer-Tropsch process; pelargonic acid is the straight-chain member; used as a chemical intermediate.
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