chloroacetic acid


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chlor·o·a·ce·tic ac·id

(klōr'ō-ă-sē'tik as'id),
An acetic acid in which one or more of the hydrogen atoms are replaced by chlorine. According to the number of atoms so displaced, the acid is called monochloroacetic (chloroacetic), dichloroacetic, or trichloroacetic.
Synonym(s): chloracetic acid
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In order to distinguish ionic crosslinks from covalent crosslinks, samples were swollen in the mixture of xylene and chloroacetic acid for five days to destroy ionic crosslinks, followed by swelling in xylene for two days, weighed, then vacuum dried and reweighed.
6 g chloroacetic acid (Aldrich) was added and the: pH was adjusted to 12.