Definition of Carboxylate

1. Verb. Treat (a chemical compound) with carboxyl or carboxylic acid.

Category relationships: Chemical Science, Chemistry
Generic synonyms: Process, Treat



Definition of Carboxylate

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) Any salt or ester of a carboxylic acid. ¹

2. Verb. (organic chemistry) To form a carboxyl group by introduction of carbon dioxide ¹

3. Verb. (organic chemistry) To react with a carboxylic acid ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carboxylate

1. [v -LATED, -LATING, -LATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carboxylate

carboxyfluoroscein
carboxyhaemoglobin
carboxyhemoglobin
carboxyhemoglobinaemia
carboxykinase
carboxykinases
carboxyl
carboxyl-terminal residue
carboxyl and carbamoyl transferases
carboxyl group
carboxyl methyltransferase
carboxyl methyltransferases
carboxyl terminal
carboxylase
carboxylases
carboxylate (current term)
carboxylate reductase
carboxylated
carboxylates
carboxylating
carboxylation
carboxylations
carboxylesterase
carboxylic
carboxylic acid
carboxylic acid ester
carboxylic acid reductase
carboxylic acids
carboxylic ester hydrolases
carboxylmethyltransferase

Literary usage of Carboxylate

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1. Chemical Abstracts by American Chemical Society (1916)
"Et with phenols: (from p-cresol) ethyl 6-methylcoumarin-4-carboxylate, ... 224°; (from 6- chloro-m-cresol) ethyl o-chloro-j-methylcoumarin^-carboxylate, ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1890)
"Bromination of methyl dibenzofuran-4-carboxylate gives methyl ... -6-carboxylate (mp, 166°-167°) ; and nitration gives heteronuclear substitution isomers, ..."

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