organic acid


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or·gan·ic ac·id

an acid made up of molecules containing organic radicals; for example, acetic acid, citric acid, which contain the ionizable -COOH group.

or·gan·ic ac·id

(ōr-gan'ik as'id)
An acid composed of molecules containing organic radicals; e.g., acetic acid, citric acid, which contain the ionizable -COOH group.

organic acid

An acid containing the carboxyl radical, –COOH. Organic acids include acetic acid, formic acid, lactic acid, and all fatty acids.
See also: acid
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I have noticed that arabinose, a marker indicating yeast/fungal overgrowth on the organic acid test at the Great Plains Laboratory, is correlated with high amounts of oxalates (Figure 1).
Cline GR, Powell PE, Szaniszlo PJ, Reid CPP (1987) Comparaison of the abilities of hydroxamic, synthetic and other natural organic acid to chelate Fe and other ions in nutrient solution.
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