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Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

Synonyms for acid

any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt

being sour to the taste

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having the characteristics of an acid

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The medicines, used for a wide range of conditions including slimming, asthma and arthritis, are derived from a botanical compound containing aristolochic acids.
Aristolochic acid, the component implicated in the present case, has been used in Germany for >25 years as an immunomodulatory drug (3).
Naturally occurring aristolochic acid analogues and their toxicities.
But the genome-wide spectrum of mutations associated with aristolochic acid exposure remained largely unknown.
Closer analysis showed evidence of cancer cells in the pelvic area around the kidneys, and genetic material isolated from the tissue indicated the presence of aristolochic acid.
Even when the agency is able to act, how is it supposed to know which products contain aristolochic acid, and who sells them?
HPLC fingerprint analysis of paeonol, paeoniflorin and aristolochic acid from subtle granular MCR extract was marker in Fig.
Keywords: Aristolochic acid I; Herba Asari; Asarum: Aristolochia; Liquid chromatography--mass spectrometry
Surprisingly, most of the mutants avoided all but one of the bitter compounds - aristolochic acid, a naturally occurring chemical produced by plants to prevent themselves from being eaten by insects.
Washington, Dec 22 (ANI): The consumption of popular Chinese herbal products containing carcinogen aristolochic acid is linked to an increased risk of urinary tract cancer, a new study has found.
An example is the aristolochic acid, a marking compound from the Aristolochiaceae family (Haruna and Choudhury, 1995).
It has been pharmacologically demonstrated that plants from the Aristolochia genus possess an anti-inflammatory activity related to the presence of aristolochic acid, a characteristic substance of the genus.
Another possible mechanism of action may be the presence of aristolochic acid in A.
It should be pointed out, however, that aristolochic acid has no appreciable solubility in water, and so decoctions ( boiling water) of plant material, prepared in the traditional Chinese manner, are likely to be non-toxic.