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- n. Any compound containing two carbonate groups per molecule
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In chem., same as bicarbonate.
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It is prepared from malachite, a beautiful copper ore employed by jewellers, and is a hydrated dicarbonate of copper, combined with a white earth, and often striated with veins of mountain blue, to which it bears the same relation that green verditer bears to blue verditer.
From this it would seem that white lead must slowly but surely part with some of its carbonic acid, and be at length converted into dicarbonate, a compound possessing less carbonic acid, and less coating power.
highly toxic formaldehyde, the cause of alcohol hangovers, is made by the body from 100 mg doses of methanol from dark wines and liquors, dimethyl dicarbonate, and aspartame: Murray 2007.08.31
(, 2 mM, 30% inhibition )  diethyl dicarbonate
< 1, 3, 25 > (< 1,3 > irreversible inhibitor, 50% inhibition after 1 h at 0.06 mM, effect dependent on the presence of iron ions ) [3, 7, 71] diethyl dicarbonate
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