Definition of Fumarate

1. n. A salt of fumaric acid.



Definition of Fumarate

1. Noun. any salt or ester of fumaric acid; they are produced in the body as part of the urea cycle ¹

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Definition of Fumarate

1. a chemical salt [n -S]

Medical Definition of Fumarate

1. A dicarboxylic acid intermediate in the tricarboxylic acid cycle. Can be derived from aspartate, phenylalanine and tyrosine for input to the Krebs cycle. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fumarate

fulvenyls
fulvic
fulvic acid
fulvid
fulvous
fum
fumacious
fumado
fumadoes
fumados
fumage
fumages
fumagillin
fumarase
fumarases
fumarate (current term)
fumarate hydratase
fumarate reductase
fumarates
fumaric
fumaric acid
fumaric acidemia
fumaric aminase
fumaric hydrogenase
fumarine
fumarole
fumaroles
fumarolic
fumaronitrile
fumarprotocetraric acid

Literary usage of Fumarate

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1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1856)
"A moderately concentrated aqueous mixture of fumarate and ... 100-00 Acid fumarate of potash does not form a double salt with carbonate of baryta. fumarate ..."

2. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1870)
"fumarate of barium is obtained by dissolving fumaric acid in a hot solution of ... It may also be prepared by adding fumarate of potassium or ammonium to ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"In view of this interesting possibility, we undertook to examine the stereochemistry of this reaction using as our trapping agents dimethyl fumarate and its ..."

4. Electrolysis and Electrosynthesis of Organic Compounds by Walther Löb (1898)
"Following the experiments of Brown and Walker, Schields' investigated the deportment of ethyl-potassium maleate and fumarate on electrolysis. ..."

5. First Outlines of a Dictionary of Solubilities of Chemical Substances by Frank Humphreys Storer (1864)
"fumarate OF COPPER. Slowly soluble in C, H, Cu, 0, -f- 6 Aq water, and alcohol. ... fumarate OF CUPRAMMONIUM. Soluble in water. Insoluble in alcohol. ..."

6. A Treatise on Chemistry by Henry Enfield Roscoe, Carl Schorlemmer (1884)
"It decomposes with ammonia forming fuma/ramide, C2H2(CO.^NH2)2, a body forming glistening scales insoluble in cold water and alcohol. Acid Ethyl fumarate ..."

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