caproic acid


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caproic acid

/ca·pro·ic ac·id/ (kah-pro´ik) a saturated six-carbon fatty acid occurring in butterfat and coconut and palm oils.

caproic acid

(kə-prō′ĭk, kă-)
n.
An odorous liquid fatty acid, C6H12O2, found in milk fat and plant oils or synthesized and used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and flavorings. Also called hexanoic acid.

caproic acid (CH3[CH2]4COOH)

[kaprō′ik]
a carboxylic acid present in milk fat and some plant oils. It is used in the production of artificial flavors. Also called hexanoic acid.
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Therefore, the formulations containing caproic acid had one OH group per mole of acid (116.
Among the formulations containing fatty acids, those with caproic acid presented lower initial relaxation rates, likely due to the greater interaction between caproic acid and starch.
Case 6: A further interesting modification of Case 1 of Problem 1 is the use of an optimal amount (a single value and not a function) of amino caproic acid, [S.
The use of caproic acid to prevent aerobic deterioration of silage after opening, with special reference of the amounts and time of application.
14] fatty acids while butyric acid and caproic acid concentration were unaffected due to dietary fat supplementation in the form of calcium salts of palm oil fatty acids.