Origin of propanoic acid
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- a colourless liquid carboxylic acid used in inhibiting the growth of moulds in bread. Formula: CH 3 CH 2 COOHFormer name: propionic acid
C20: from propane + -o- + -ic
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- See propionic acid.
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