citraconic acid

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citraconic acid (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) one of the isomeric dicarboxylic acids produced by the distillation of citric acid, or as metabolites by microorganisms, cis-CH3-C(CO2H)=CHCO2H; the trans-isomer is mesaconic acid

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