chloroacetic acid

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chlor·o·a·ce·tic ac·id

(klōr'ō-ă-sē'tik as'id),
An acetic acid in which one or more of the hydrogen atoms are replaced by chlorine. According to the number of atoms so displaced, the acid is called monochloroacetic (chloroacetic), dichloroacetic, or trichloroacetic.
Synonym(s): chloracetic acid
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Reaction of compound 1 with monochloroacetic acid (1: 2 by mole) in refluxing ethanolic sodium hydroxide afforded the [alpha]-amino acid 2.
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The mobile phase was made with pyrogen-free water and contained monochloroacetic acid (14.14 g/L), sodium hydroxide (4.675 g/L), octanesulfonic acid disodium salt (0.3 g/L), ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (0.25 g/L), acetonitrile (3.5%), and tetrahydrofuran (1.4%).
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