Essays Tagged: "Carboxylic acid"

Determination of an unknown amino acid from a titration curve

ectron pair which makes it susceptible to a coordinate covalent bond with a hydrogen ion. Also, the carboxylic group is a Lewis acidic because it is able to donate a hydrogen ion (Kotz et al., 1996). ...

(7 pages) 100 0 4.1 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Acid base Extraction

substances. The procedure for this laboratory assignment are on thefollowing pages.3) Separation of Carboxylic Acid, a Phenol and a Neutral SubstanceThe purpose of this acid/base extraction is to sepa ...

(5 pages) 85 0 4.5 Oct/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Experiment 1: IR Unknown/Spectroscopy Assignment FOURIER-TRANSFORM INFRARED SPECTROSCOPY

cyclic 1780 five-membered cyclic 1745 six-membered cyclic 1715Carboxylic Acids RCOOH 1760 (monomer)1710 (dimer C=C-COOH 1720 (monom ...

(4 pages) 41 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Everything you need to know about a cell - definitions in outline form, interpretation of Honors Biology intro.

e to polar natureb. hydrophobic- substance is repelled by water molecules due to non-polar natureC. Acids Bases and Salts1. Acid- substance that releases a hydron ion solution2. Base- substance that c ... s with a hydrogen ion solution3. pH scale- base on concentration of hydrogen isons in solution: --0(acid)------------7(neutral)-------------14(base)--4. Buffers- substances that combine with and/or re ...

(6 pages) 59 1 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Reactions of C=C Terminated Self-Assembled Monolayers in Gas-Phase Ozone

t ozone are man-made materials that contain C=C functional groups. Previous research has shown that carboxylic acid-containing products were formed when unsaturated organic monolayers on silicon react ... eased. This spectra obtained here suggests that the C=C-T SAM reacts with ozone to initially form a carboxylic acid intermediate that converts to a carboxylic anhydride group with more exposure.The RA ...

(2 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Organic compounds that compose the human body

that are classed together as lipids based on their hydrophobic behavior. Fats are composed of fatty acids attached to the three-carbon alcohol, glycerol. A fatty acid consists of a long hydrocarbon ta ... carbon tail with a carboxyl group at the head end. A triaglcylerol, or fat, consists of three fatty acids, each linked to glycerol by an ester linkage, a bond that forms between a hydroxyl and a carbo ...

(3 pages) 25 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

Introduction to various biological molecules

a total of 4 types of protein structures. Primary protein structureo Chain of amino acid Secondary protein structureo Occurs when the sequence of amino acids are linked ... eated sheets Quaternary protein structureo Protein consisting of more than one amino acid chain.FunctionProtein essential to the cell. They are involved in practically every function pe ...

(5 pages) 28 0 4.5 Sep/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Aspirin And Acetaminophen

best known aromatic acetates. The most important compound in the synthesis of aspirin is salicylic acid. It is created from phenol by a process discovered by a German chemist, Hermann Kolbe. This pro ... ynthesis.2 Sodium phenoxide is heated with CO2 under pressure. The product of this reaction is then acidified to produce salicylic acid.From there, salicylic acid under goes esterfication. Esterificat ...

(4 pages) 35 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Aldol Synthesis of Dibenzalacetone

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Jul/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Titration: Identification of an Unknown Amino Acid Biochemistry

m the experiment will be used to graph the titration curves which help to identify an unknown amino acid.IntroductionAmino acids are simple monomers which are strung together to form proteins. Amino a ... n. Proteins themselves participate in nearly every physiological event in the cell. Since all amino acids contain at least one amino and one carboxyl group, they are classified as amphoteric substance ...

(3 pages) 33 0 5.0 Aug/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Biochemistry


. The reaction that these two compounds went through was esterification. It is the combination of a carboxylic acid and an alcohol with an acid catalyst to form an ester and water.Reaction Equation:Ex ... oundPeak (cm-1)InterpretationCompound 1Broad ~3200-OHCompound BBroad 2500-3000R-CO2H (2)~1700C=O of carboxylic acidTable 1b: NMR spectra of Compounds 1 and BCompoundPeak (ppm)SplittingIntegrationInter ...

(6 pages) 4122 0 0.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Preparation and Recrystallisation of Aspirin

c properties. Aspirin is both an organic ester and an organic acid.Hence, it contain both Ester and Carboxylic Acids functional groups with the carboxyl group,-COOH and ester group, -COO. A carboxyl g ... consist of a carbon atom double bond with an oxygen atom and single bond with another oxygen atom. Carboxylic Acids functional group gives a characteristic vinegar smell and ester functional group gi ...

(10 pages) 47 0 5.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry


from the water molecule. In the hydrolysis of methyl salicylate, its ester is hydrolysed to form a carboxylic acid, salicylic acid, and an alcohol, methanol. As the phenol group in methyl salicylate ... ol OH group and the ester group. The ester group can be hydrolysed under basic conditions to form a carboxylic acid functional group. The ester bond is first attached by OH- from the strong base NaOH, ...

(10 pages) 1 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Science Essays


IntroductionProteins are polypeptides, which are made up of many amino acids linked together as a linear chain. The structure of amino acids contains an amino group, a car ... an amino group, a carboxyl group, and an R group which is usually carbon based and gives the amino acid its specific properties. These properties determine the interactions between atoms molecules, w ... oteins three-dimensional structure. The (3D) structures arise because particular sequences of amino acids in a polypeptide chain fold to generate, from linear chains, compact domains with specific str ...

(1 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases