Home > Industry/Domain > Organic chemicals > Organic acids

Organic acids

This category refers to organic compounds with acidic properties. Carboxylic acids are the most common organic groups, whose chemical makeup consists of the carboxyl group - COOH.

Contributors in Organic acids

Organic acids

Ketone bodies

Organic chemicals; Organic acids

The substances beta-hydroxybutyric acid, acetoacetic acid, and acetone, which are produced by fatty acid and carbohydrate metabolism in the liver in approximately a 78:20:2 ratio. Acetoacetate is ...

Azetidinecarboxylic acid

Organic chemicals; Organic acids

A proline analogue that acts as a stoichiometric replacement of proline. It causes the production of abnormal proteins with impaired biological activity.

Featured blossaries

Astronomy 2.0

Category: Science   1 1 Terms

Defects in Materials

Category: Engineering   1 20 Terms