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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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Genus-level distribution of bacteria in the feces of growing-finishing pigs fed basal diet (CTR), basal diet with 3,000 g/kg mixed organic acid 1 (MOA1), or basal diet with 2,000 g/kg mixed organic acid 2 (MOA2).
Strom L, Owen AG, Godbold DL, Jones DL (2005) Organic acid behaviour in a calcareous soil implications for rhizosphere nutrient cycling.
This broader pH range of TroyCare LSB significantly expands the range of cosmetic and personal care products which can now be successfully protected with organic acid based preservatives.
Denil, M., F.Okan, and K.Celik, (2003) Effect of dietary probiotic, organic acid and antibiotic supplementation to diets on broiler performance and carcass yield.
Nevertheless, the formation of ternary complexes with the utilization of low-molecular-weight organic acids has not been tested yet.
Effect of organic acid blend and Bacillus subtilis alone or in combination on growth traits, blood biochemical and antioxidant status in broiler exposed to Salmonella typhimurium challenge during the starter phase.
Organic acids: Organic acids are organic carboxylic compounds of general structural formula R-COOH whose acidity is associated with their carboxyl group (-COOH).
To our knowledge, the present work is the first study about the neutralization of organic acid in chick's organs.
where [C.sub.o] and [C.sub.e] were the concentrations (mg/L) of each organic acid and phenolic compound at the beginning and after equilibrium, respectively, V was the volume of the solution (L), and w was the mass of the dry anion exchanger (g).
The main objectives of the present research work was to investigate the extraction of aluminum from low grade black shale ore using organic acid metabolites from acidophilic heterotrophs like Aspergillus niger and Penicillium notatum.