Pyrocitric
Pyrocitric Pyr`o*cit"ric, a. [Pyro- + citric: cf. F. pyrocitrique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, any one of three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid, and called respectively {citraconic}, {itaconic}, and {mesaconic} acid. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pyrocitric — is a group of organic chemical compounds pertaining to, or designating, any one of three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid, and called respectively citraconic, itaconic, and mesaconic acid.References*cite… …   Wikipedia

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  • citraconic — Pyrocitric Pyr o*cit ric, a. [Pyro + citric: cf. F. pyrocitrique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, any one of three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid, and called respectively {citraconic}, {itaconic}, and {mesaconic} acid.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • itaconic — Pyrocitric Pyr o*cit ric, a. [Pyro + citric: cf. F. pyrocitrique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, any one of three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid, and called respectively {citraconic}, {itaconic}, and {mesaconic} acid.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mesaconic — Pyrocitric Pyr o*cit ric, a. [Pyro + citric: cf. F. pyrocitrique.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or designating, any one of three acids obtained by the distillation of citric acid, and called respectively {citraconic}, {itaconic}, and {mesaconic} acid.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Aconitic acid — cis Aconitic acid (top) and trans Aconitic acid (bottom)[1] …   Wikipedia

  • aconitic acid — noun An organic acid involved in the isomerisation of citrate to isocitrate in the citric acid cycle. Syn: achilleic acid, citridinic acid, equisetic acid, pyrocitric acid …   Wiktionary

  • Citraconic acid — IUPAC name (2Z) 2 Methylbut 2 enedioic acid …   Wikipedia

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