keto acid


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carboxylic acid

 [kahr-bok-sil´ik]
an organic compound containing the carboxy group (-COOH), which is weakly ionized in solution forming a carboxylate ion (-COO).

ke·to ac·id

(kē'tō as'id),
An acid containing a ketone group (-CO-) in addition to the acid group(s); α-keto acid refers to a 2-oxo acid (for example, pyruvic acid); β-keto acid refers to a 3-oxo acid (for example, acetoacetic acid), etc.
Synonym(s): oxo acid

keto acid

/ke·to ac·id/ (ke´to) a carboxylic acid containing a carbonyl group.

ke·to ac·id

(kē'tō as'id)
An acid containing a ketone group (-CO-) in addition to the acid group(s).
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Gas chromatography of branched-chain keto acids analyzed as their silylated oxime derivatives.
The keto acids contain a carbonyl group on adjacent carbon atom to carboxylic acid in PYR KB MKBA KG K3MVA K4MVA and PPY and reacted with DDB to form cyclic ring structure as substituted tetramethyl dihydro-pyrazinol (Fig.
The precision was established by repeated determination (n=6) using a mixture of seven keto acids within 1-2g/mL and RSD did not exceed 2.
Blood sample (5 ml) collected from the diabetic patient was treated as determination of a- Keto acids from Serum.
In fact, a previous study demonstrated its usefulness in improving precision of keto acids analysis (2).
The aim of the present study was to separate and identify more organic acids, including new groups of aromatic acids, amino acids, and keto acids with relevance for diagnostic purposes.
Effect of ethanol and keto acids on the iMg electrodes.