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Category:Acetic acid
Abbrev HOAc  +
CurationStatus uncurated  +
DefiningCitation NCI Thesaurus and CHEBI  +
Definition A synthetic carboxylic acid with antibacte A synthetic carboxylic acid with antibacterial and antifungal properties. Although its mechanism of action is not fully known, undissociated acetic acid may enhance lipid solubility allowing increased fatty acid accumulation on the cell membrane or in other cell wall structures. Acetic acid, as a weak acid, can inhibit carbohydrate metabolism resulting in subsequent death of the organism (NCI Thesaurus). ent death of the organism (NCI Thesaurus).
Id CHEBI:15366  +
Is part of Cholinergic system +
Label Acetic acid  +
Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 1 February 2015 23:44:37  +
ModifiedDate 1 February 2015  +
SuperCategory Molecular entity  +
Synonym ethoic acid  +, acetic acid  +, Essigsaeure  +, CH3-COOH  +, Ethanoic acid  +, Acetic acid  +, ACETIC ACID  +, C2H4O2  +, CC(O)=O  +
Categories Molecular entity
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