senecioic acid

senecioic acid
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Etymology: New Latin Senecio + English -ic
: a crystalline unsaturated fatty acid (CH3)2C . CHCOOH found especially in rhizomes of various plants of the genus Ligularia but usually made from isovaleric acid by bromination and treatment with base; β-methyl-crotonic acid or β, β-dimethyl-acrylic acid

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  • senecioic acid — A polymer precursor and a precursor of isoprenoid and terpene compounds; the acid component of binapacryl in which it is esterified with 4,6 dinitro 2 (1 methylpropyl)phenol; the coenzyme A derivative is an intermediate in l leucine degradation;… …   Medical dictionary

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