Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to hexanoic acid or its derivatives; caproic

Etymologies

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From hexane + -oic

Examples

  • The acids may be either tart substances in the cell fluids or vacuole—acetic acid, cinnamic acid—or fatty-acid portions of oil molecules and the molecules that make up cell membranes: hexanoic acid, butyric acid.

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  • A mixture of 1-hexanol and hexanoic acid in diethyl ether is shaken with an aqueous sodium bicarbonate?

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  • Although, the protein utilized a number of fatty acids as substrate such as propionic acid, hexanoic acid, decanoic acid, lauric acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid and oleic acid (data not shown) as is the case with many other known Fatty Acyl-CoA Synthetases

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  • < 1, 10 > [6, 62] hexadecanoic acid (IC50: 0.00067 mM [64]) [64] hexanoic acid

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