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ester

 [es´ter]
a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid by removal of water.

es·ter

(es'tĕr),
An organic compound containing the grouping, -X(O)-O-R (X = carbon, sulfur, phosphorus, etc.; R = radical of an alcohol), formed by the elimination of H2O between the -OH of an acid group and the -OH of an alcohol group; usually written as in ethyl acetate (from acetic acid and ethyl alcohol), CH3CO-OC2H5 or CH3COOC2H5.

ester

/es·ter/ (es´ter) a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid by removal of water.

ester

[es′tər]
Etymology: Ger, Essigäther, acetic ether
a class of chemical compounds formed by the bonding of an alcohol and one or more organic acids, with the loss of a water molecule for each ester group formed. Fats are esters, produced by the bonding of fatty acids with the alcohol glycerol.

es·ter

(es'tĕr)
An organic compound containing the grouping, -X(O)-O-R (X = carbon, sulfur, phosphorus; R = radical of an alcohol), formed by the elimination of H2O between the -OH of an acid group and the -OH of an alcohol group.

ester

a compound formed from an alcohol and an acid.

es·ter

(es'tĕr)
An organic compound containing the grouping, -X(O)-O-R (X = carbon, sulfur, phosphorus; R = radical of an alcohol), formed by the elimination of H2O between the -OH of an acid group and the -OH of an alcohol group.

ester (es´tur),

n a compound formed from alcohol and an acid.
ester linkage,
n the bonding between fatty acids and glycerol that characterizes true fats.

ester

chemical combination of an alcohol and an acid. In domestic animals the most common linkage is glycerol with fatty acid to form glycerides.

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As previously reported in FTIR spectra, the formation of additional crosslinking sites via ester linkage between the anhydride group in the aromatic carboxylic dianhydride and hydroxyl group of the neat PBA-a thus clearly contributed this [T.
Based on the results of FTIR, ester linkages between wood and citric acid were confirmed, especially at high moulding temperatures.
When optimal formulations and clinical applications of these monomers have been developed, adhesive polymers with improved hydrolytic stability are anticipated, relative to those obtained from monomers containing ester linkages as exist within contemporary adhesion-promoting formulations (15) and in the polymerizable cyclodextrin methacrylates that have been described previously (16-20).
The alkali solution caused to hydrolyses the ester linkages between lignin and the cell wall polysaccharides mainly hemicellulose (Chesson, 1981).
These compositions are based on 40-to 99-wt% polyester with a mixture of long-chain and short-chain ester units joined head-to-tail through ester linkages.
FTIR analysis was also conducted for EUDA TAG formulations cured at 60[degrees]C to determine if any amidolysis of the ester linkages had occurred.
GT4P is composed of a glycerol backbone covalently attached via ester linkages to three molecules of phenylbutyrate.
Among polyesters, those with fewer ester linkages, such as polycaprolactone, have greater hydrolytic stability.