Definition of Decarboxylation

1. Noun. The process of removing a carboxyl group from a chemical compound (usually replacing it with hydrogen).




Definition of Decarboxylation

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) The removal of one or more carboxyl groups from a molecule ¹

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Definition of Decarboxylation

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Decarboxylation

1. Removal of the carboxyl group. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Decarboxylation

decarbonylate
decarbonylated
decarbonylates
decarbonylating
decarbonylation
decarbonylations
decarbonylative
decarbopalladation
decarboxylase
decarboxylases
decarboxylate
decarboxylated
decarboxylated dopa
decarboxylates
decarboxylating
decarboxylation (current term)
decarboxylations
decarboxylative
decarbs
decarburise
decarburization
decarburize
decarburized
decarburizes
decarburizing
decard
decarded
decardinalize
decardinalized
decardinalizing

Literary usage of Decarboxylation

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"4»-1» The relative rates of decarboxylation cited above include the ... If this is correct, the observed relative rates of decarboxylation must represent ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The decarboxylation of OAA (7, 8) was shown 5 years ago to be catalyzed by lysine-rich ... Activities of thermal polyamino acids for the decarboxylation of ..."

3. The Nature and Properties of Soils: A College Text of Edaphology by Thomas Lyttleton Lyon, Harry Oliver Buckman (1922)
"The former takes place either under aerobic or anaerobic conditions producing ammonia and a complex acid. The decarboxylation occurs only when oxygen is ..."

4. Ceramicus Redivivus: The Early Iron Age Potters' Field in the Area of the by John K. Papadopoulos (2003)
"Because the carbon dioxide weight loss is nearly complete below 700°C, it is apparent that decarboxylation proceeds much more rapidly from the small powder ..."

5. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"Tests showed, however, that the amine putrescine produced by the decarboxylation of ornithine did not have any detectable toxic effect in chicks when ..."

6. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"decarboxylation of acetoacetic acid with the formation of acetone also occurs; an enzyme has been demonstrated in Clostridium acetobutylicum which catalyses ..."

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