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  • To the study of the life-history of the butyric and acetic organisms we owe the terms "anaerobic" and "aerobic."
  • Thus in cows' butter, tributyrin, C 3 H 5 (O C 4 H 7 0) 3, and the analogous glycerides of other readily volatile acids closely resembling butyric acid, are present in small quantity; the production of these acids on saponification and distillation with dilute sulphuric acid is utilized as a test of a purity of butter as sold.
  • 5]- ethylisophthalic acid, and with butyric aldehyde the corresponding propylisophthalic acid.
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  • Glucose also undergoes fermentation into lactic acid in the presence of the lactic acid bacillus, and into butyric acid if the action of the preceding ferment be continued, or by other bacilli.

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