Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A salt or ester of fumaric acid.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any salt or ester of fumaric acid; they are produced in the body as part of the urea cycle

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A salt of fumaric acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In chem., a salt of fumaric acid.

Etymologies

fumar(ic acid) + -ate2.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The pill, which contains a chemical called fumarate, isn't on the market yet; its safety and effectiveness are still being tested.

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  • The trial showed that BG-12, or dimethyl fumarate, demonstrated a significant reduction in the proportion of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis who relapsed at two years compared to a placebo.

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  • Big Pharma and the FDA have known for years that formoterol fumarate, found in Symbicort, Dulera and Foradil, and salmeterol, found in Advair Diskus and Serevent Diskus, can paradoxically cause asthma deaths, especially in children and African-Americans.

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  • Iron is available as ferrous sulfate (20percent elemental iron), ferrous fumarate (33percent elemental iron) and ferrous gluconate (12 percentelemental iron) salts, as prenatal vitamins and in multivitamin preparations.

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  • -- A current particular concern of the E.U. is high concentrations of the mold-proofing agent dimethyl fumarate placed inside shoes and leather furniture and apt to cause allergy and skin irritations.

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  • As we reported before (Is your leather sofa making you sick) packets of dimethyl fumarate (DMF) are sometimes attached to leather furniture to inhibit mold growth during storage and shipping.

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  • Half took two antiretroviral drugs emtricitabine and tenofovir disoproxil fumarate once a day.

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  • Maybe it has to do with the fact that the fumarate reductase in Escherichia coli Respirationsprotein interacts unexpectedly with the control of the bacterial motor.

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  • On May 1, the European Union and British governments ordered a recall of all products containing dimethyl fumarate.

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  • After investigation, it was found that the couches were packed with sachets containing dimethly fumarate (DMF), an antifungal agent intended to prevent the leather from getting moldy during storage and shipment from China.

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