esterification

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esterification

 [es-ter″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shun]
conversion of an acid into an ester by combination with an alcohol and removal of a molecule of water.

es·ter·i·fi·ca·tion

(es-ter'i-fi-kā'shŭn),
The process of forming an ester, as in the reaction of ethanol and acetic acid to form ethyl acetate.

es·ter·i·fi·ca·tion

(es-ter'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
The process of forming an ester, as in the reaction of ethanol and acetic acid to form ethyl acetate.

esterification

the formation of an ESTER.
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As expected, before esterfication paper sheet was hydrophilic.
Cyclization of these derivatives using mercaptosuccinic acid afforded 1,3thiazolidin-4-one ethanolic acid, which after esterfication with N-hydroxyphthalimide or N-hydroxysuccinamide via acid chlorides produced the respective ethanolic esters [11].
The bryophan ring (Figure 2) has a number of esters that can break resulting in a carboxylate and an alcohol (reverse esterfication).