organic acid


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or·gan·ic ac·id

an acid made up of molecules containing organic radicals; for example, acetic acid, citric acid, which contain the ionizable -COOH group.

or·gan·ic ac·id

(ōr-gan'ik as'id)
An acid composed of molecules containing organic radicals; e.g., acetic acid, citric acid, which contain the ionizable -COOH group.

organic acid

An acid containing the carboxyl radical, –COOH. Organic acids include acetic acid, formic acid, lactic acid, and all fatty acids.
See also: acid
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Organic acid production was improved by the adding up sulphuric acid (H2SO4) to hydrolyze cellulose and lignin materials.
Therefore, the objective of this study aimed to evaluate the effect of an organic acid blend and a probiotic in comparison with an antibiotic on the performance, blood biochemical profile, ileal histology and antioxidant status in broilers during the finishing stage exposed to Clostridium perfringens.
2006) who reported no change in feed intake by organic acid.
Potassium solubilizing bacteria are able to solubilize potassium rock through production and secretion of organic acids (Han and Lee, 2005).
Five isonitrogenous diets were formulated to contain different organic acid salts, which included the control (no added organic acid salt), sodium citrate, sodium acetate, sodium propionate, or sodium butyrate added at 2%.
On the other hand, the implementation of several initiatives to control the usage of several synthetic organic acids is hampering the organic acid industry in North America and Europe.
Thereafter, organic acids released by the roots of rice were determined by high performance liquid chromatography.
According to Hussin et al 1N solution of organic acids is best for activation [6].
The organic acid test (Table 1) is one of the best measures for determination of both genetic and nutritional factors that lead to toxic oxalates.
Organic acid blends in the form of powder were added to the diet at the expense of corn using a mixing machine.
31] who stated that each type of organic acid interacts differently with solid phase of the soils.
The HM extraction efficiency can be strongly influenced by the acidity of the liquid medium; therefore, the pH values of the organic acid solutions were measured before and after extraction (Table 3).