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decarboxylation

 [de″kahr-bok″sĭ-la´shun]
removal of the carboxyl group from a compound.

de·car·box·yl·a·tion

(dē'kar-bok'si-lā'shŭn),
A reaction involving the removal of a molecule of carbon dioxide from a carboxylic acid.

de·car·box·yl·a·tion

(dē'kahr-bok-sil-ā'shŭn)
A reaction involving the removal of a molecule of carbon dioxide from a carboxylic acid.

decarboxylation

the removal of carbon dioxide from a molecule, as in the conversion of oxalosuccinic acid (oxalosuccinate) (C6) to α-ketoglutaric acid (α-ketoglutarate) (C5) in the KREBS CYCLE.

de·car·box·yl·a·tion

(dē'kahr-bok-sil-ā'shŭn)
Reaction involving removal of a molecule of carbon dioxide from a carboxylic acid.

decarboxylation

(dē´karbok´səlā´shən),
n a chemical reaction involving the removal of a molecule of carbon dioxide from carboxylic acid.

decarboxylation

removal of the carboxyl group from a compound.
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After evaporation of the solvent, each residue was divided into two parts from which one was heated in an oil-bath (1 h, 160[degrees]C) in order to decarboxylate the naturally present cannabinoid acids and to generate the corresponding neutral cannabinoids.
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Heating anacardic acids converts them to the alcohols (cardanols), but does not destroy their activity (Himejima and Kubo 1991) unless high heat is used, which decarboxylates them (Patel and Patel 1936).
Jonathan Ott (1976) has found that ibotenic acid decarboxylates to muscimol when exposed to acidic conditions, and suggested that ibotenic acid may be converted to muscimol in the acidic environment of the stomach.