A Text Book on Chiropractic Chemistry

A Text Book on Chiropractic Chemistry

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...are four tartaric acids known which are as follows: dextro-tartaric, laevo-tartaric, meso-tartaric and para-tartaric. The tartarates which are the chief source of the different tartaric acids are found in many fruits, particularly in grapes, and are obtained from argol, which is produced as a by-product in the manufacture of wine. ' I Tribasic Acids I There are a number of tribasic acids of which citric is the only one of any great importance. It occurs in the juices. of beets, lemons, limes, curr.ants and gooseberries. The acid_is readily soluble in water and alcohol and is not a poison. ' It forms many well defined salts which are known as citrates. Nitrogen Derivatives of Hydrocarbon Amins are substances formed by replacing the hydrogen atoms of ammonia by hydrocarbon radicals and are classed as primary, secondary, etc., depending upon the number of hydrogen atoms that have been replaced. If one atom of hydrogen is replaced the amin is iknown as primary; if two atoms of hydrogen are replaced the substance is knownas a secondary amin, while if three atoms are replaced the substance is known as a tertiary amin. They are further classedas monamins, diamins and triamins, accordingly as they contain one, two or three atoms of nitrogen. ' i Amids are substances produced by substituting one or more hydrogens of ammonia with an oxidized radical. They are known as monoamids, diamids and triamids, depending upon the number of nitrogen atoms which they contain_ They are classed as the primary, secondary and tertiary amids, depending upon the number of hydrogen atoms that arereplaced by the oxidized radical. I. I.-.. _ Urea or carbamid is one of the most important bodies of this class, and is described under the subject of physiological...show more

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  • Paperback | 122 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 231g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236811119
  • 9781236811110