malonic acid

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ma·lo·nic ac·id

(mă-lō'nik as'id),
A dicarboxylic acid of importance in intermediary metabolism; an inhibitor of succinate dehydrogenase.
Synonym(s): propanedioic acid
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ma·lo·nic ac·id

(mă-lō'nik as'id)
A dicarboxylic acid of importance in intermediary metabolism; an inhibitor of succinate dehydrogenase.
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malonic acid

C3H4O4, a dibasic acid formed by the oxidation of malic acid and active in the Krebs cycle in carbohydrate metabolism. Malonic acid is found in beets. Its inhibition of succinic dehydrogenase is the classic example of competitive inhibition.
CAS # 141-82-2
See also: acid
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