Encyclopedia of Chemical Compounds by Neil Schlager, David E. Newton, Jayne Weisblatt

By Neil Schlager, David E. Newton, Jayne Weisblatt

Encyclopedia of Chemical Compounds
Neil Schlager, Jayne Weisblatt, and David E. Newton, Editors
2006 Thomson Gale, part of the
Thomson company.

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SEQUESTERING AGENT A substance that binds to metals in water to prevent them from combining with other components in the water and forming compounds that could stain (sequestering agents are sometimes used in cleaning products). ’’ SILICATE A salt in which the anion contains both oxygen and silicon. SOLUBLE Capable of being dissolved in a liquid such as water. SOLUTION A mixture whose properties and uniform throughout the mixture sample. SOLVENT A substance that is able to dissolve one or more other substances.

ALKALI A chemical base that can combine with an acid to produce a salt. ALKALINE A substance that has a pH higher than 7. ALKALOID An organic base that contains the element nitrogen. ALKANE A type of hydrocarbon that has no double bonds because it contains the maximum possible number of hydrogen ALKENE A kind of hydrocarbon with at least one double bond between carbons. ALKYL GROUP A chemical group containing hydrogen and carbon atoms. xxxvii Words to Know ALLOTROPE A form of an element that is different from its typical form, with a different chemical bond structure between atoms.

Htm (accessed on September 13, 2005). Strobel, Warren P. S. News & World Report (November 27, 2000): 52. ’’ Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. html (accessed on September 13, 2005). 28 g/mol MELTING POINT : 76 C (169 F) BOILING POINT : Not applicable; decomposes above melting point SOLUBILITY : Slightly soluble in water; soluble in most organic solvents KEY FACTS Organic acid C H OH H 2-(4-Isobutylphenyl)propionic Acid FORMULA : COMPOUND TYPE : C O H OTHER NAMES : Ibuprofen; see Overview for more names CH3 OVERVIEW 2-(4-Isobutylphenyl)propionic acid (two four eye-so-BYOOtuhl-PHEEN-uhl PRO-pi-on-ik AS-id) is a colorless crystalline solid widely used as an analgesic and anti-inflammatory medication.

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