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Definition of the noun acetoacetic acid
What does acetoacetic acid mean as a name of something?
- unstable acid found in abnormal amounts in the blood and urine in some cases of impaired metabolism (as diabetes mellitus or starvation)
Alternative definition of the noun acetoacetic acid
- [organic compound] The ketonic carboxylic acid CH3-CO-CH2-COOH, that is present in the urine of people suffering from starvation or some forms of diabetes
Acetoacetic acid is the organic compound with the formula CHCOCHCOOH. It is the simplest beta-keto acid group and like other members of this class is unstable. The methyl and ethyl esters, which are quite stable, are produced on a large scale industrially as precursors to dyes.
- also known as 3-Oxo-butanoic acid, 3-Oxobutyrate, 3-Oxobutyric acid, 3-Oxo-butanoate, Oxobutyrate, alpha-Ketobutyrate, Acetoacetate, 3-Ketobutyrate, diacetate, diacetic acid
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by Robert A. Ronzio
Acetoacetic acid is a useful fuel; it is readily oxidized by the heart and brain for the production of ATP, the energy currency of cells. Though small amounts of ketone bodies are normally produced by liver metabolism, an excessive buildup of ...
by William Andrew Publishing
1083-57-4 Trade Name Manufacturer Country Year Introduced Bucetin ZYF Pharm Chemical - - Raw Materials Acetoacetic acid p-phenetidide Nickel on kiesel-guhr Nickel Raney Aluminum amalgam Manufacturing Process Bucetin may be ...
by George A. Burdock
2073 Acetoacetic acid ethyl esler, 942 ...
Concise Medical Dictionary (2015)
by Elizabeth Martin
The acetoacetic acid.
by Terry Hills
acetoacetic acid CH3COCH,COOH, a colourless liquid miscible with water; derived from 3-hydroxybutyric acid in the body. Also known as acetoacetanilide; 0(-acetylacetani- lide; (J-ketobutyranilide. acetoin CH,COCHOHCH3, a colourless ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
see acetoacetic acid. acetoacetic acid[ -se′′to- -se'tik] CH 3 COCH 2 COOH, one of the ketone bodies formed inthebody in metabolism of certain substances, particularly ...
by D. Brynn Hibbert, A.M. James
acetoacetic acid (3- oxobutanoic acid). See OXOCARBOXYLIC ACIDS. acetoacetic ester. See ETHYL 3-OxOBUTANOATE. acetogenins. ETHANOIC ACID in the form of ...
A Dictionary of Chemistry (2008)
by John Daintith
acetoacetic acid acetoacetic ester acetone acetonechlorhaemin test (Wagenaar test) acetonitrile acetophenone acetylacetonato acetylating agent acetylation acetyl chloride acetylcholine acetyl coenzymeA(acetyl CoA) acetylene acetylenes ...
by Denise Tiran
acetoacetic acid abnormal fat metabolism product; occurs in diabetic and dehydrated mothers. acetone by- product of ...
by Rosalinda T. Lagua, Virginia S. Claudio
Acetoacetic acid. Monobasic ketone acid formed in the course of normal fatty acid catabolism and oxidized further to acetic acid, which is utilized in various metabolic reactions. It accumulates in the blood when fatty acids are incompletely ...
by Rudolph Seiden, Richard R. Dykstra, W. James Gough
ACETOACETIC ACID (a-see-to-a-seetic) or diacetic acid, a derivative of ACETIC ACID, is a colorless liquid. This KETONE BODY is derived from BETAHYDROXYBUTYRIC ACID and, if present in the system in greater - than - normal amounts, ...
by Burkhard Fugmann, Susanne Lang-Fugmann, Wolfgang Steglich
aromatic ring and through various other intermediates to fumaric acid and acetoacetic acid; the latter compound can then enter the citric acid cycle. In cases of a congenital deficiency of H. dioxygenase there is a high excretion rate of H. in ...
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