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Synonyms for acid

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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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There was a close negative correlation between the linoleic acid and oleic acid content of LO and HO hybrids (LO hybrids: -0.994** - -0.918**, HO hybrids -0.996** - -0.995**) in both crop years.In the experiment without isolation, the oleic acid content of HO hybrids was constantly above 80% in both years.
Of course, given that amino acids are "acids," it would seem likely that every time an amino acid is metabolized, there would be a contribution to an acid-forming pool.
Seasonal variations of lipid classes and fatty acids in flat oyster, Ostrea edulis, from San Cibran (Galicia, Spain).
In one study, 37 patients with active rheumatoid arthritis were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, borage oil (providing 1.4 g per day of the omega-6 fatty acid gamma-linolenic acid) or placebo for 24 weeks.
Each of these individual acids has its own characteristics and its own taste.
Burckhard SR, Schwab A R Banks MK (1995) The effects of organic acids on the leaching of heavy metals from mine tailings.
Each block of three of these letters--known as a codon--signals a cell's protein-making machinery to add a particular amino acid to a lengthening chain.
Mean and standard deviation of major fatty acids (g [kg.sup.-1]) in seeds, pollen, roots, and leaves of the zero erucic acid Ethiopian mustard lines 25X-1, AB-1, and AB-4.
This is a revised and updated edition of Ajinomoto's highly respected handbook on amino acids, the first edition being published in 1965.
People continue the barbaric practice of acid throwing in this country.
Valley Cottage, NY, December 17, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Palmitic acid is also known as hexadecanoic acid in the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistrynomenclature.
The water and volatile acid were evaporated by the time the mist reached the end of the column, and the fine particles were collected by an electrostatic precipitator.