pimelic acid

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pi·mel·ic ac·id

(pĭ-mel'ik as'id),
Heptanedioic acid; HOOC(CH2)5COOH; an intermediate in the oxidation of oleic acid in some microorganisms; a precursor of biotin.

pi·mel·ic ac·id

(pi-mel'ik as'id)
An intermediate in the oxidation of oleic acid in some microorganisms; a precursor of biotin.
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Furthermore, it has been reported that a [beta] nucleating agent, namely calcium pimelate, can be supported on nano-CaC[O.