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fatty acid

Saltos de línea: fatty acid

Definición de fatty acid en inglés:

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Chemistry
A carboxylic acid consisting of a hydrocarbon chain and a terminal carboxyl group, especially any of those occurring as esters in fats and oils.
Example sentences
  • Soaps are created by the chemical reaction of a fatty acid with an alkali metal hydroxide.
  • The carboxyl group on the fatty acid contributes some water solubility to the molecule.
  • The cellulose is digested by the bacteria and they supply the animals with short chain fatty acids.

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