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oxaloacetic acid

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noun ox·a·lo·ace·tic acid \ˌäk-sə-lō-ə-ˌsēt-ik-\

Medical Definition of oxaloacetic acid

  1. :  a crystalline acid C4H4O5 that is formed by reversible oxidation of malic acid (as in carbohydrate metabolism via the Krebs cycle) and in reversible transamination reactions (as from aspartic acid)



Variants of oxaloacetic acid

also ox·al·ace·tic acid \ˌäk-sə-lə-ˌsēt-ik-\play

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