isosebacic acid

noun iso·sebacic acid

Definition of isosebacic acid

:a solid mixture of sebacic acid and two isomeric dicarboxylic acids C8H16(COOH)2 obtainable by reaction of butadiene with sodium, carbon dioxide, and finally hydrogen and useful especially for making plasticizers and alkyd resins

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Origin and Etymology of isosebacic acid

isosebacic from is- + sebacic


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