oxalosuccinic acid

[ok-suh-loh-suh k-sin-ik, ok-, ok-sal-oh-, -sal-]

noun Biochemistry.

an organic acid, C6H6O7, that is an intermediate formed by the dehydrogenation of isocitric acid in fat and carbohydrate metabolism.

Origin of oxalosuccinic acid

First recorded in 1920–25; oxal(ic) + -o- + succinic acid
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oxalosuccinic acid in Medicine

oxalosuccinic acid

[ŏk′sə-lō-sək-sĭnĭk, ŏk-săl′ō-]


A product of the dehydrogenation of isocitric acid and an intermediate in the Krebs cycle.oxalourea
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