coumalic acid


cou·​mal·​ic acid
variants or less commonly cumalic acid
: a white crystalline acid C6H4O4 formed by heating malic acid with sulfuric acid or zinc chloride; 5-coumalin-carboxylic acid

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International Scientific Vocabulary coumalic, blend of coumarin and malic

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“Coumalic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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