oxaloacetic acid
also oxalacetic acid noun Etymology: oxalic + acetic acid Date: 1896 a crystalline acid C4H4O5 that is formed by reversible oxidation of malic acid (as in carbohydrate metabolism via the Krebs cycle) and in reversible transamination reactions (as from aspartic acid)

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  • oxaloacetic acid — /ok seuh loh euh see tik, ok , ok sal oh , sal /, Biochem. a crystalline organic acid, C4H4O5, that is an important intermediate in the Krebs cycle, where it is formed by the oxidation of malic acid and is acetylated to form citric acid: also a… …   Universalium

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  • oxaloacetic acid — /ɒksəloʊəˌsɛtɪk ˈæsəd/ (say oksuhlohuh.setik asuhd) noun a dibasic carboxylic acid, HOOCCH2CO.COOH, a key intermediary metabolite involved in the citric acid cycle and the formation of aspartic acid …   Australian English dictionary

  • oxalacetic acid — noun an acid formed by oxidation of maleic acid (as in metabolism of fats and carbohydrates) • Syn: ↑oxaloacetic acid • Hypernyms: ↑acid * * * “+... noun or oxaloacetic acid “+ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ox|al|a|cet|ic acid — «OK suh luh SEE tihk, SEHT ihk», = oxaloacetic acid. (Cf. ↑oxaloacetic acid) …   Useful english dictionary

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