Oxaloacetic-acid meaning

ŏk-sălə-sētĭk, ŏksə-lə-
A colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C4 H4 O5 , that is formed by oxidation of malic acid in the Krebs cycle and by transamination from aspartic acid. It is important as an intermediate in the metabolism of carbohydrates and a precursor in the synthesis of amino acids.
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A colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid, C4 H4 O5 , that is formed by oxidation of malic acid in the Krebs cycle and by transamination from aspartic acid. It is important as an intermediate in the metabolism of carbohydrates and a precursor in the synthesis of amino acids.
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A colorless crystalline organic acid that is formed by oxidation of malic acid in the Krebs cycle and by transamination from aspartic acid. It is important as an intermediate in the metabolism of carbohydrates and a precursor in the synthesis of amino acids. Chemical formula: C4H4O5.
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(biochemistry) On of the constituents of the citric acid cycle, formed by the oxidation of malic acid and via the transamination of aspartic acid; an intermediate in the synthesis of amino acids and the metabolism of carbohydrates.
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(organic chemistry) A colourless crystalline organic carboxylic acid, butan-2-one-1,4-dicarboxylic acid, COOH.CH2.CO.COOH.
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Origin of oxaloacetic-acid

  • oxal(ic acid) acetic acid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • oxalo- +"Ž acetic acid

    From Wiktionary