succinate

noun

suc·​ci·​nate ˈsək-sə-ˌnāt How to pronounce succinate (audio)
: a salt or ester of succinic acid

Examples of succinate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When looking at human hearts that were in storage for eight hours, the researchers found that the ones that received valproic acid had lower levels of succinate, the harmful molecule, as well as higher levels of itaconate, which neutralizes succinate. Elaine Chen, STAT, 8 Feb. 2023 Each vegetarian capsule contains 500mg of premium, high-quality, natural magnesium as oxide, chelate, citrate, and succinate. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 11 Oct. 2022 Succinate can also play the part, so after the TCA cycle is trimmed, some of the resulting succinate is exported and used as an electron sink. Jeffrey Marlow, Discover Magazine, 15 Aug. 2016 This standout is formulated with aluminum starch, octenyl succinate, and silica to absorb excess oils. Erica Metzger, Better Homes & Gardens, 9 Sep. 2021 Experts still aren’t totally sure how the combination works, but there’s enough evidence behind it that vitamin B6 and doxylamine succinate are the active ingredients in prescription morning sickness drugs Diclegis and Bonjesta. Cassie Shortsleeve, SELF, 31 May 2019 Bonjesta contains doxylamine succinate (an antihistamine found in over-the-counter sleep aids) and pyridoxine hydrochloride (the chemical name for a form of vitamin B6), which are the same active ingredients found in Diclegis. Korin Miller, SELF, 28 June 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1789, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of succinate was in 1789

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“Succinate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/succinate. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

succinate

noun
suc·​ci·​nate ˈsək-sə-ˌnāt How to pronounce succinate (audio)
: a salt or ester of succinic acid
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