ethanoic acid


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a·ce·tic ac·id

(a-sē'tik as'id),
A product of the oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood; used locally as a counterirritant and occasionally internally, and also as a reagent; contained in vinegars.
Synonym(s): ethanoic acid

Acetic Acid

Chemistry The main component of vinegar; an organic acid used to manufacture various chemicals—e.g., plastics and other polymers.
Pharmacology A pharmaceutical necessity containing 36% C2H4O2 by weight; it is bactericidal, spermatocidal, and used in vaginal douches for managing Trichomonas, Candida, Haemophilus infections and Acetobacter but, except for producing vinegar, is usually produced synthetically.

ethanoic acid

the systematic name for ACETIC ACID.

a·ce·tic ac·id

(a-sē'tik as'id)
Product of oxidation of ethanol and of the destructive distillation of wood; used locally as a counterirritant and occasionally internally, and also as a reagent; contained in vinegars.
Synonym(s): ethanoic acid.
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On the second day of ethanoic acid enemas, we visually observed bloody mucoid stool with pus in these rats--symptoms similar to what would be expected with genuine UC.
A Hypersil ODS C18 chromatographic column (150x4.6mm, 5[micro]m) was used, employing as mobile phase a mixture of methanol and 0.6% ethanoic acid. Gradient elution was applied as follows: 5%-75% methanol from 0 to 13min, and 75% methanol from 13 to 15min.
After electrophoresis, the gel was fixed in 1% ethanoic acid for 30 min.
Noida, India, July 25, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Acetic acid, also known as ethanoic acid, is a clear and colorless liquid with a very pungent odour.