Citraconic acid
Citraconic Cit`ra*con"ic, a. [Citric + aconitic.] Pertaining to, derived from, or having certain characteristics of, citric and aconitic acids. [1913 Webster]

{Citraconic acid} (Chem.), a white, crystalline, deliquescent substance, {C3H4(CO2H)2}, obtained by distillation of citric acid. It is a compound of the ethylene series. [1913 Webster]


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  • citraconic acid — |si.trə|känik noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary citr + aconic; probably originally formed as French citraconique : a white crystalline deliquescent dicarboxylic acid CH3C(COOH) . CHCOOH obtained by distillation of citric acid;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • citraconic acid — noun one of the isomeric dicarboxylic acids produced by the distillation of citric acid, or as metabolites by microorganisms, cis CH C(COH)=CHCOH; the trans isomer is mesaconic acid …   Wiktionary

  • Citraconic — Cit ra*con ic, a. [Citric + aconitic.] Pertaining to, derived from, or having certain characteristics of, citric and aconitic acids. [1913 Webster] {Citraconic acid} (Chem.), a white, crystalline, deliquescent substance, {C3H4(CO2H)2}, obtained… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • citraconic — adjective Of or pertaining to citraconic acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • mesaconic acid — |me]zə]|känik , |mē], ]sə] noun Etymology: probably from International Scientific Vocabulary mes + citraconic acid : a crystalline unsaturated acid HOOCCH . C(CH3)COOH made by thermal isomerization of citraconic acid; methyl fumaric acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mesaconic acid — Mesaconic acid …   Wikipedia

  • glutaconic acid — |glüd.ə|känik noun Etymology: glutaconic probably International Scientific Vocabulary glut (from gluten) + aconic (in aconic acid) : a crystalline unsaturated dicarboxylic acid HOOCCH2CH . CHCOOH isomeric with citraconic acid …   Useful english dictionary

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