noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A liquid fatty acid present in milk fat and coconut and palm oils.
- Antifibrinolytic agents such as aprotinin and epsilon amino caproic acid have been used to reduce blood loss after cardiac surgery in children.
- To achieve this, amino caproic acid was incorporated for the first time into the pollen germination medium.
- The thiourea group that links the chromophore to the caproic acid is shown to modulate the emission properties of the FITC-ACA.
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