isocitric acid

[ ahy-suh-si-trik, ahy-suh- ]
/ ˈaɪ səˈsɪ trɪk, ˌaɪ sə- /

noun Biochemistry.

a major intermediate in the Krebs cycle, having the formula C6H8O7.

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Origin of isocitric acid

First recorded in 1865–70; iso- + citric acid
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Medical definitions for isocitric acid

isocitric acid
[ ī′sə-sĭtrĭk ]

n.

An isomer of citric acid that is an intermediate in the Krebs cycle.
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