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  1. performic acidnoun

    The simplest organic peracid H-CO-OOH that is used to cleave the disulfide links in peptides


  1. Performic acid

    Performic acid (PFA) is an organic compound with the formula CH2O3. It is an unstable colorless liquid which can be produced by mixing formic acid with hydrogen peroxide. Owing to its oxidizing and disinfecting action, it is used in the chemical, medical and food industries.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of performic acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of performic acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3


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