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butyrate Line breaks: bu|tyr|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈbjuːtɪreɪt/

Definition of butyrate in English:


A salt or ester of butyric acid.
Example sentences
  • The mixed ester, cellulose acetate butyrate, has better weatherabilitly and finds use as pipe and telephone housings.
  • Hexanal, hexenal, ethyl methyl butyrate, and methyl butyrate showed some significant differences between control and 47% shading treatments.
  • Therefore, production in the stool of the ‘friendly’ short-chain fatty acids, acetate, propionate, and butyrate, is very important and can be assessed with commercially available laboratory testing.
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