1. lose a carboxyl group

the compound decarboxylated

Derivationally related forms: ↑decarboxylation
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑change
Verb Frames:

Something ——s

2. remove a carboxyl group from (a chemical compound)
Derivationally related forms: ↑decarboxylation
Topics: ↑chemistry, ↑chemical science
Hypernyms: ↑change, ↑alter, ↑modify
Verb Frames:

Somebody ——s something


Something ——s something

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • decarboxylate — transitive verb see decarboxylation …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • decarboxylate — decarboxylation, n. /dee kahr bok seuh layt /, v.t., decarboxylated, decarboxylating. Chem. to remove the carboxyl group from (an organic compound). [1920 25; DE + CARBOXYLATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • decarboxylate — verb To remove one or more carboxyl groups from a molecule See Also: decarboxylation …   Wiktionary

  • decarboxylate — de·car·box·yl·ate sə .lāt vt, at·ed; at·ing to remove carboxyl from de·car·box·yl·a·tion .bäk sə lā shən n …   Medical dictionary

  • decarboxylate — v. remove the carboxyl group from a compound (Chemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • decarboxylate — [ˌdi:kα: bɒksɪleɪt] verb Chemistry eliminate a carboxylic acid group from (an organic compound). Derivatives decarboxylation noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • decarboxylate — de·carboxylate …   English syllables

  • decarboxylate — de•car•box•yl•ate [[t]ˌdi kɑrˈbɒk səˌleɪt[/t]] v. t. at•ed, at•ing chem. to remove the carboxyl group from (an organic compound) • Etymology: 1920–25 de car•box yl•a′tion, n …   From formal English to slang

  • decarboxylation — noun Date: 1922 the removal or elimination of carboxyl from a molecule • decarboxylate transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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