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  1. valerate(Noun)

    any salt or ester of valeric acid

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  1. Valerate(noun)

    a salt of valeric acid


  1. Valerates

    A valerate compound is a salt or ester of valeric acid. It is also known as pentanoate. The valerate ion is C₄H₉COO−. Many steroid-based pharmaceuticals, for example ones based on betamethasone or hydrocortisone, include the steroid as the valerate ester.


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