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Phosphate Ester Properties

Phosphate Ester

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Description

 

Phosphate Ester is the general name for esters of phosphoric acid. Many of the most important biochemicals are organophosphates, including DNA and RNA as well as many cofactors that are essential for life.Phosphate Ester are widely used as solvents, plasticizers, and EP additives.The phosphate esters bearing OH groups are acidic and partially deprotonated in aqueous solution.

Chemical Properties

Synonyms Organophosphate;OP