2-ketoadipic acid

(redirected from 2-oxohexanedioic acid)

2-ke·to·a·dip·ic ac·id

(kē'tō-a-dip'ik as'id),
An intermediate in l-tryptophan and l-lysine catabolism; 2-ketoadipic acid accumulates in certain inherited disorders, probably because of a deficiency of one of the proteins in the α-ketoadipate dehydrogenase complex.