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  • adj. Of or pertaining to pimelic acid or its derivatives

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to, or designating, a substance obtained from certain fatty substances, and subsequently shown to be a mixture of suberic and adipic acids.
  • adj. Designating the acid proper (C5H10(CO2H)2) which is obtained from camphoric acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Noting an acid, C5H10(COOH)2.


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  • On the basis of this formulation of irene and the production of ββγ-trimethyl pimelic acid by ozonization of irone, structural formulæ have been postulated for this ketone by Ruzicka and his co-workers.



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