oxalosuccinic acid
noun Etymology: oxalic + succinic acid Date: 1925 a tricarboxylic acid C6H6O7 that is formed as an intermediate in the Krebs cycle

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  • Oxalosuccinic acid — IUPAC name 1 Oxopropane 1,2,3 tricarboxylic acid …   Wikipedia

  • oxalosuccinic acid — The product of the dehydrogenation of isocitric acid under the catalytic influence of isocitrate dehydrogenase; an enzyme bound intermediate of the tricarboxylic acid cycle. * * * ox·a·lo·suc·cin·ic acid äk sə lō sək .sin ik , äk sal ō …   Medical dictionary

  • oxalosuccinic acid — “+... noun Etymology: oxal + succinic : a tricarboxylic acid HOOCCOCH(COOH)CH2COOH recognized as an intermediate stage in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates * * * /ok seuh loh seuhk sin ik, ok , ok sal oh , sal /, Biochem. an organic acid,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxalosuccinic acid — /ok seuh loh seuhk sin ik, ok , ok sal oh , sal /, Biochem. an organic acid, C6H6O7, that is an intermediate formed by the dehydrogenation of isocitric acid in fat and carbohydrate metabolism. [1920 25; OXAL(IC) + O + SUCCINIC ACID] * * * …   Universalium

  • cycle — 1. A recurrent series of events. 2. A recurring period of time. 3. One successive compression and rarefaction of a wave, as of a sound wave. [G. kyklos, circle] anovulatory c. a …   Medical dictionary

  • isocitrate — A salt or ester of isocitric acid. i. dehydrogenase one of two enzymes that catalyze the conversion of threo ds i., the product of the action of both aconitase and i. lyase, to α ketoglutarate (2 oxoglutarate) and CO2; one of the isozymes uses …   Medical dictionary

  • oxal- — combining form or oxalo Etymology: French, from (acide) oxalique oxalic acid : related to oxalic acid oxalamide oxalosuccinic …   Useful english dictionary

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