prephenic acid


pre·​phe·​nic acid -ˌfē-nik- How to pronounce prephenic acid (audio)
: a quinonoid dicarboxylic acid C10H10O6 formed as an intermediate in the biosynthesis of aromatic amino acids from shikimic acid

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“Prephenic acid.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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