picolinic acid


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Related to picolinic acid: nicotinic acid, pipecolic acid

pic·o·lin·ic ac·id

(pik'ō-lin'ik as'id),
Pyridine-4-carboxylic acid; an isomer of nicotinic acid.

picolinic acid

a base compound from which a number of derivatives are produced and used as herbicides.
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Zinc is absorbed in the presence of picolinic acid and Vitamin B6 is needed for this reaction to occur.
They discovered that picolinic acid, produced in the liver and kidney, combined with ions of essential metals to carry them into our cells and tissues where they were needed.