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citraconic acid


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. one of the isomeric dicarboxylic acids produced by the distillation of citric acid, or as metabolites by microorganisms, cis-CH3-C(CO2H)=CHCO2H; the trans-isomer is mesaconic acid

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a white, crystalline, deliquescent substance, C3H4(CO2H)2, obtained by distillation of citric acid. It is a compound of the ethylene series.


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