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Carboxylic Acids

Organic compounds containing the carboxy group (-COOH). This group of compounds includes amino acids and fatty acids. Carboxylic acids can be saturated, unsaturated, or aromatic.

Year introduced: 1973(1971)

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Tree Number(s): D02.241

MeSH Unique ID: D002264

Entry Terms:

  • Acids, Carboxylic
  • Carboxylic Acid
  • Acid, Carboxylic

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