The use of pivalic acid
as a reference substance in measurements of production of volatile fatty acids by rumen micro-organisms in vitro.
Anaerobic Mineralization of Quaternary Carbon Atoms: Isolation of Denitrifying Bacteria on Pivalic Acid
and valproate) or those arising from various inborn errors of metabolism, and it can also interact with membranes to change their physiochemical properties (5).
In addition, the administration of antibiotics containing pivalic acid
derivatives may lead to false-positive screening results (3).
Succinonitrile coalesces into the atomic structure called a body-cantered cubic, like that of iron, whereas pivalic acid takes on the face-centered cubic structure of metals that include aluminum and copper.
Earth's gravity, by causing convection currents, affects the shape and rate of dendritic growth of succinonitrile and pivalic acid crystals.
The most recent experiment, on pivalic acid, flew in late 1997.
Rumen fluid (4 ml) was mixed with 1 ml 25% phosphoric acid and 0.5 ml pivalic acid
solution (1% w/v) as an internal standard for VFA analysis.
Certain drug therapies and other compounds, including valproic acid, pivalic acid, and benzoic acid, also produce an acylcarnitine.
Pivalic acid, commonly present in many pharmaceutical preparations, also produces a signal at the C5 mass (113).
The culture solution (0.8 ml) was mixed with 0.2 ml 25% phosphoric acid and 0.2 ml pivalic acid
solution (2%, w/v) as the internal standard for the VFA analysis.