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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.

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.

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Diesters: Diesters are low cost and have the potential to cause sludge.
Synthesis of Di-(bromoacetic acid)-alkylene Diesters (Precursors of Diazide Monomers).
Signal in NMR spectra was assigned to the following P species: -5.5 to -4.5 ppm (pyrophosphate), -1.0 to 2.0 ppm (diester P), 3.0 to 5.4 ppm (monoester P), 5.4 to 7.0ppm (orthophosphate) and 16.0 to 18.0ppm (MDP).
trifurca Glyccrophosphoryl diester phosphodiesterase E.
I am especially grateful for conversations with Jorg Diester at the Dokumentationsstatte Regierungsbunker in the initial stages of the project.
The final composition of product was shown in Figure 1 that contains triester (TE), diester (DE) and monoester (ME).
canescens [K.sub.i], [micro]M [K.sub.i], [micro]M 2a (Ph) a 129 4.02 2b (p-Cl[C.sub.6] 183 5.56 [H.sub.4]) 2c (p-Me[C.sub.6] 218 11.1 [H.sub.4]) 2d (2,-naphthyl) 159 4.53 2e (PhC[H.sub.2]) 109 6.32 2f (n-[C.sub.6] 80.7 3.45 [H.sub.13]) 2g (5' -phen) 91.7 2.84 2h (diester) 223 12.3 2i (diacid) 1500 27.5 (a) [K.sub.i] = 1530 [micro]M (for [beta]-D-glucosidase from fungus Stachybotrys atra) 21].
Tecilla, "Zinc(II) complexes as hydrolytic catalysts of phosphate diester cleavage: from model substrates to nucleic acids," New Journal of Chemistry, vol.
Electrawinds holds a 20% stake in the new business, while Sofiproteola[euro](tm)s Diester Industrie controls the entity with a 60% interest.
Olivry, "Effect of a novel topical diester glucocorticoid spray on immediate-and late-phase cutaneous allergic reactions in Maltese-beagle atopic dogs: a placebo-controlled study," Veterinary Dermatology, vol.
In 1986, United Coal Co.'s research division, working with Diester Concentrator and Clint Hollingsworth (inventor), develop a production version of his new forth flotation concept, the Floataire cell.