isovaleric acid

isovaleric acid
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Etymology: isovaleric International Scientific Vocabulary is- + valeric
: a liquid acid (CH3)2CHCH2COOH that has a disagreeable odor, that occurs especially in valerian root in the free state and in some essential oils and marine-animal oils in the form of esters, that is made by oxidation of isopentyl alcohol, and that is used chiefly in making esters for use in flavoring materials; β-methyl-butyric acid

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