organic acid


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organic acid

[ȯr′gan·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
A chemical compound with one or more carboxyl radicals (COOH) in its structure; examples are butyric acid, CH3(CH2)2COOH, maleic acid, HOOCCHCHCOOH, and benzoic acid, C6H5COOH.
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Oxalic acid is the most acidic organic acid in body fluids and is used commercially to remove rust from car radiators.
Generally, organic acid concentrations >1 mM were required to mobilise the nutrients into solution.
Because of the complexity of the profiles and the coelution of organic acids in metabolic disorders, fractionation of the organic acid extract by thin-layer chromatography before GC-MS analysis was necessary.
This finding correlates with both the increased release of organic acids from the sorghum root over time and with the increased expression of SbMATE that results from exposure to soil aluminum.
To exclude pyroglutamic acidosis as a cause of the metabolic derangement, a urine sample was sent for organic acid analysis by GC-MS (4).
It has never been reported how organic acids influence the growth of T.
Gram-positive homofermentative bacteria Lactobacillus plantarum, which produce lactic acid at optimal conditions, were used as organic acid producing bacteria in this study.
Impact and Control of Elevated Organic Acid Loadings on a Marginally Sized Activated Sludge Plant, Steven E.
Wilmington, DE) has patented a process is disclosed for clarifying an aqueous xanthan gum solution comprising treatment of the xanthan solution with at least one chelating agent, surfactant, organic acid, or a mixture thereof, and with a protease enzyme or a lysozyme and a protease enzyme.
Later versions of MP have narrowed this performance gap by incorporating a mixture of organic acid and lubricants with the binder formulation.
plantarum by centrifuging and resuspending cultures in either weak organic acid buffers, such as citric, lactic or tartaric acids, or in strong mineral acid solutions, such as hydrochloric or sulfuric acid solutions.