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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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Urinary mandelic acid concentration after occupational exposure to styrene and its use as a biological exposure test.
StO, formed from styrene by cytochrome P450 monooxygenases, is primarily detoxified by microsomal epoxide hydrolase to phenylethylene glycol, which is further metabolized to yield mandelic acid (MA) and phenylglyoxylic acid (PGA), the principal urinary metabolites.
8% Mandelic Acid 3-in-1 Serum is alcohol-free and has a low percentage acid content that is perfect for sensitive and dry skin types.
mandelic acid provides the benefits of more traditional alpha hydroxy acids, with less potential for irritation.
Developed to promote comfort and minimize skin irritation, Exuviance's Skin Healthy Home Resurfacing Peel System is formulated with a blend of mandelic acid (an AHA found in almonds), gluconolactone (PHA) and glycolic acid (AHA).
Nitrilases within the DiscoveryPoint platform have been shown to enable the synthesis of a variety of enantioselective mandelic acid and aryllactic acid derivatives, as well as key intermediates for several pril drugs and the blockbuster cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor(R).