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a·dip·ic ac·id

(ă-dip'ik as'id),
Hexanedioic acid; the dicarboxylic acid, HOOC(CH2)4COOH.
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Rising environmental concerns is hampering the market growth and inducing vendors to shift towards bio based adipic acid. Recently, start-up companies such as Verdezyne, Celexion, BioAmber, Genomatica and Rennovia have developed bio-based ways to produce adipic acid, with a target to create pure (100%) bio-based nylon; some have succeed to reach advanced pilot or demonstration scales.
Polyesterpolyols and their acrylates intended for tissue sealant applications were prepared from aliphatic dicarboxylic acid homologues, succinic, glutaric and adipic acids and Polyethylene glycol.