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va·le·ric ac·id

(vă-lē'rik as'id),
A monobasic aliphatic acid; distilled from valerian; some of its salts are used in medicine; found in human colon.
Synonym(s): pentanoic acid

valeric acid

C5H10O2, an oily fatty acid having a distinctly disagreeable odor, existing in four isomeric. Synonym: pentanoic acid
CAS # 109-52-4
See also: acid
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The organic part of the synthetic solution had the following composition: acetic acid--40 g/L, propionic acid--15 g/L, butyric acid--15 g/L, valeric acid--5 g/L, acetone--5 g/L, ethanol--5 g/L, propanol--5 g/L, carbohydrates--3 g/L, toluene--0.
66 mucronta Scientific Valeric Total VFA name PEG(-) PEG(+) PEG(-) PEG(+) Acacia 1.
Products: Acids, including 2-ethylhexoic acid, isopentanoic acid, valeric acid, and propionic acid
The organic part of the concentrated synthetic solution had the following composition: acetic acid--40 g/L, propionic acid--15 g/L, butyric acid--15 g/L, valeric acid--5 g/L, acetone--5 g/L, ethanol--5 g/L, propanol--5 g/L, carbohydrates--3 g/L, toluene--1 g/L, phenol--1 g/L.
No differences were observed in total fecal VFAs or the proportion of individual VFAs such as: acetate, propionate, butyric, isobutyric, valeric or isovaleric when cows were supplemented with either 0.
isobutyric, isovaleric, valeric, and 2-methylbutyric acids) for growth (Feng, 2004).
Products: Acids including 2-ethylhexoic acid, isopentanoic acid, and valeric acid
In contrast, the proportion of branched-chain VFA (BCVFA) and valeric acids to total VFA were 39 and 14% lower respectively (p < 0.
But no significant difference was seen in the concentration of butyric and valeric acids among treatments.
The concentrations of propionic acid, isobutyric acid, butyric acid, isovaleric acid and valeric acid were low and varied little throughout the incubation.