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  • n. The amide of propionic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The white crystalline amide of propionic acid, C2H5.CONH2. made by distilling ammonium propionate. It melts at 79° C.


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  • The peculiar form of the corrin ring with the direct link between rings A and D and the position of the methyl group at C-24 make the two sides of the corrin ring system very stereochemically and the differences are reinforced by the positions of the methyl group and acetamide and propionamide residues attached at the carbon atoms (cf.

    Nobel Lecture The X-Ray Analysis Of Complicated Molecules


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