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isocitric acid

[ahy-suh-si-trik, ahy-suh-]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. 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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isocitric acid in Medicine

isocitric acid

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