In focus: Boron Citrate

Boron citrate, usually called “boron”, is a micronutrient with diverse and vitally important roles in metabolism that render it necessary for plant, animal, and human health, and, possibly, as recent research suggests, for the evolution of life on Earth.

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In focus: Ethone

Ethone, chemically 1-(p-methoxyphenyl)-1-penten-3-one, is a flavor and fragrance ingredient. Available in white to yellow crystalline powder form, it bears sweet and anisolic taste.

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In focus: Calcium butyrate

Calcium butyrate is an off-white coloured calcium salt and is highly soluble in water. It is stable under normal pressure and temperature. It is used in food supplements and animal feeds. It is also used as a coloring and flavoring agent.

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In focus: Tridodecylamine

Tridodecylamine is a tertiary fatty amine. Its structure depicts 3 long carbon chains. They are responsible for the hydrophobic nature of the molecule and its hierarchy of applications. It is naturally found in Bos taurus and has a role as rat / mouse metabolite.

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In focus: 4-Methoxypyridine

4-Methoxypyridine, a molecule with ether function, is a reactive base. Its nitrogen atom is activated by the methoxy group. It renders the molecule active and thus 4-methoxypyrimidine participates in many chemical processes. Its uses are in intermediates, in synthesis of biologically active moieties, and in proteomic research.

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In focus: Ammonium acetate

Ammonium acetate is a crystalline white solid with a somewhat acetous odour. It is also called the spirit of Mindererus in its aqueous form or Azanium acetate. It is widely used in chemical analysis, in preserving foods, and in pharmaceuticals. It is often used to prepare buffer solutions as it is made up of a weak base and a weak acid combined together.

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In focus: 2,6-Lutidine

2,6-Lutidine is a liquid product and a semi-volatile compound naturally abundant in tobacco. Its main applications is as reagent in pharmaceuticals and as a solvent in chemical processes.

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