carboxylic acids


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

carboxylic acids

A group of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory and ANALGESIC drugs that includes aspirin, aloxiprin, mefenamic acid, fenbufen and ibuprofen.

carboxylic acids

organic acids containing one or more carboxyl [COOH] groups, for example monocarboxylic acids with one carboxyl group, DICARBOXYLIC ACIDS with two carboxyl groups, TRICARBOXYLIC ACIDS with three carboxyl groups. See also FATTY ACIDS.
References in periodicals archive ?
The IR studies of the protein hydrolyzate obtained by 3% base indicate that it is composed of tertiary amides in addition to primary amines, phenol, alcohols and carboxylic acids and their salts.
Or ganic carboxylic acid, which is in the normal passivation solution, is selected for the chelating agent in consideration of the deposit of the passivation layer.
The carboxylic acids used were propionic, butyric, valeric and benzoic acids.
The final product 4 was produced by oxidation of the liberated 5'-hydroxy to the corresponding carboxylic acid using BAIB-TEMPO oxidation conditions.
Our olefin crackers in Texas allow Eastman a competitive position in carboxylic acid production with the supply chain capabilities to ship globally.
When only quinonic intermediates were present, and when polymerization was inhibited, the C-1 to C-6 aldehydes and carboxylic acids and the C-3 to C-6 ketones increased in concentration, and the C-1 to C-6 alcohols decreased in concentration when compared to the control sample.
These are: (i) the degree to which carboxylic acids can reduce sorption of added P is dependent upon the relative rates at which P and carboxylic acids are added, and (ii) phased addition of carboxylic acids before P addition increases the ability of carboxylic acids to compete with added P for binding sites, as suggested by Hue (1991).
3) were attributed to acylation of ammonia by free carboxylic acids (7) and proton transfer to the basic nitrogen.
It was, therefore, considered worthwhile to study the reactions of dichlorobis (cyclopentadienyl) titanium (IV) with different said pyrazine carboxylic acids.
According to FDA, for the purposes of Section 201(ff)(l)(D) of the FD&C Act, the term "amino acid" refers to an "alpha-amino carboxylic acid used as a constituent of proteins or peptides.
Copper dissolution occurred in sealed tubes containing only heated lubricant and the results indicated that the same compounds present in oils that produced sludge and carboxylic acids during oxidation tests were also responsible for copper dissolution by the oil (McGovern 1939).
The group tested its array against 100 different volatile organic compounds, including amines, alcohols, carboxylic acids, and thiols.