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Malic acid

Malic acid

HOOC-CH2-CHOH-COOH; hydroxysuccinic acid;an acid found in apples and various other tart fruits; an intermediate in the tricarboxylic acid cycle, the glyoxylate cycle, and in a shuttle system.

Synonym: monohydroxysuccinic acid.


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