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A salt or ester of an organic acid, derived from the carboxyl group. Soaps, which are usually the sodium or potassium salts of fatty acids, are carboxylates.
adj. (-lāt′, -lĭt)
1. Of or relating to a carboxylate.
2. Of or relating to the anionic conjugate base of a carboxylic acid, specifically the CO22- group


A salt or ester of the carboxylic acid group.


n a carboxylic acid salt, ester, or ion.
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A decrease in the PA-6,6 minor phase dimensions was obtained with increasing additions of carboxylate f-PP up to 30%.
Dipole moment of compound 16 having bulky substituents like carboxylate, sulphonic and nitro groups at 2(2?
The hard domains consist of a crystalline domain due to polypropylene blocks and an ionic domain due to zinc carboxylate ions.
3, showing representative spectrum of nickel carboxylate.
The same general viscoelastic behavior is observed for blends based on the ionomer containing higher metal carboxylate groups.
The two main methods to prevent skinning are: (1) inhibit the catalytic activity of the metal carboxylate and (2) absorb the free radicals during autoxidation to prevent crosslinking.
The levels of both oseltamivir and its active metabolite oseltamivir carboxylate were found to be considerably higher above the lowest inhibitory (MIC) value for influenza and serious adverse effect related with the drug was not observed.
Under acidic pH (pH < 4), most of the carboxylate are protonated and hydrophobic interactions dominate.
Temporary restorations cemented with carboxylate cement are less likely to fall out compared to those cemented with eugenol--based cement, even if there are small marginal voids in the temporary restoration.
2 due to the electrostatic repulsion between carboxylate groups.
Complexes between 2,5-dihydroxybenzoate and heavy metals including Cd(II) using IR and electronic spectroscopy showed octahedral coordination with the heavy metal bound to two monodenate carboxylate groups in the trans position and 4 water molecules (Micera and Erre, 1992).
In the paper, the group describes a simple rotaxane in which the functional groups on the end have been modified into carboxylate groups.