Levulinic
Levulinic Lev`u*lin"ic (-l[i^]n"[i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or denoting, an acid (called also {acetyl-propionic} acid), {C5H8O3}, obtained by the action of dilute acids on various sugars (as levulose). [Written also {l[ae]vulinic}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • levulinic — lev·u·lin·ic …   English syllables

  • Levulinic acid — Chembox new Name = Levulinic acid ImageFile = Levulinic acid.svg ImageName = IUPACName = 4 Oxopentanoic acid OtherNames = Levulinic acid Laevulinic acid β Acetylpropionic acid 3 Acetopropionic acid Section1 = Chembox Identifiers CASNo = 123 76 2… …   Wikipedia

  • levulinic acid — levulino rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija formulė CH₃COCH₂CH₂COOH atitikmenys: angl. levulinic acid rus. левулиновая кислота ryšiai: sinonimas – 4 oksopentano rūgštis …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • levulinic acid — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|linik noun Etymology: levulinic International Scientific Vocabulary levulin substance yielding levulose on hydrolysis (International Scientific Vocabulary levul from levulose + in) + ic : a crystalline keto acid CH3CO(CH2)2COOH obtained …   Useful english dictionary

  • levulinic acid — /lev yeuh lin ik, lev /, Chem. a white or colorless, water soluble solid, C5H8O3, produced by the hydrolysis of cane sugar, starch, or cellulose; used chiefly in the organic synthesis of nylon, plastics, and pharmaceuticals. [LEVUL(OSE) + IN2 +… …   Universalium

  • levulinic acid — noun 4 oxopentanoic acid, a keto acid used as a synthetic intermediate …   Wiktionary

  • levulinic acid — 4 Oxopentanoic acid; formed by the action of hot, strong acids on hexoses. SEE ALSO: δ aminolevulinic acid. SYN: levulic acid. * * * lev·u·lin·ic acid .lev yə .lin ik or Brit lae·vu·lin·ic acid .lēv n a crystalline keto acid C5H8O3 obtained by… …   Medical dictionary

  • levulinic acid — /ˌlɛvjəlɪnɪk ˈæsəd/ (say .levyuhlinik asuhd) noun US → laevulic acid. Also, levulic acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • acetyl-propionic — Levulinic Lev u*lin ic ( l[i^]n [i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or denoting, an acid (called also {acetyl propionic} acid), {C5H8O3}, obtained by the action of dilute acids on various sugars (as levulose). [Written also {l[ae]vulinic}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C5H8O3 — Levulinic Lev u*lin ic ( l[i^]n [i^]k), a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or denoting, an acid (called also {acetyl propionic} acid), {C5H8O3}, obtained by the action of dilute acids on various sugars (as levulose). [Written also {l[ae]vulinic}.] [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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