- containing the carboxyl group.
Origin of carboxyl
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Entrance of the carboxyl or sulpho groups weakens toxic action.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
The carboxyl group constitutes another convenient starting-point for the orientation of many types of organic compounds.
When treated with alkalies, they lose their carboxyl groups and become ætioporphyrin.The Chemistry of Plant Life
Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
- The univalent radical, COOH, characteristic of all organic acids.
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- The radical COOH, characteristic of all carboxylic acids.
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