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(Science: chemistry) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid of the ethylene series, metameric with fumaric acid and obtained by heating malic acid.

Origin: cf. F. Maleique. See malic.

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Fumarase inhibitors anyone?

malonic acid is very well known. Succinic and maleic acids should work as well. Check out BRENDA database

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by JackBean
Wed Feb 15, 2012 7:41 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Fumarase inhibitors anyone?
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The Fiber Disease

... fungi, and can be extracted from their sources by treatment with acids (usually hydrochloric acid or sulfuric acid, though organic acids such as maleic acid and citric acid are sometimes used). Usually alkaloids are derivatives of amino acids. Even though many alkaloids are poisonous (such as ...

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by Skytroll
Wed Jul 12, 2006 6:01 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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