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Trifluoroacetic Acid

A very strong halogenated derivative of acetic acid. It is used in acid catalyzed reactions, especially those where an ester is cleaved in peptide synthesis.

Year introduced: 1991(1975)

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Tree Number(s): D02., D02.455.526.510.286.500

MeSH Unique ID: D014269

Registry Number: E5R8Z4G708

Entry Terms:

  • Acid, Trifluoroacetic
  • Cesium Trifluoroacetate
  • Trifluoroacetate, Cesium
  • Trifluoroacetate

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