Fumaric acid

Fumaric acid or ``trans``-butenedioic acid is the chemical compound with the formula HO2CCH=CHCO2H. This white crystalline compound is one of two isomeric unsaturated dicarboxylic acids, the other being maleic acid. In fumaric acid the carboxylic acid groups are trans (E) and in maleic acid they are cis (Z). Fumaric acid has a fruit-like taste...
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fumaric acid

(fu-mar┬┤ik) an unsaturated dibasic acid, the trans isomer of maleic acid and an intermediate in the tricarboxylic acid cycle.
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fumaric acid

fumaric acid (fyOOmăr'ik) or trans-butenedioic acid,HO2CCH=CHCO2H, unsaturated dicarboxylic acid that melts at 287°C. Maleic acid, or cis-butenedioic acid, is a geometric isomer of fumaric acid; it melts at about 140°C. Of the two isomers fumaric acid is the more stable and can...
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fumaric acid

organic compound related to maleic acid (q.v.).[1 related articles]
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fumaric acid

Trans-Butanedioic acid;an unsaturated dicarboxylic acid occurring as an intermediate in the tricarboxylic acid cycle. ... Synonym: allomaleic acid. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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fumaric acid

Type: Term Pronunciation: fū-mar′ik as′id Definitions: 1. an unsaturated dicarboxylic acid occurring as an intermediate in the tricarboxylic acid cycle.
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fumaric acid

[n] - a colorless crystalline acid with a fruity taste
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