Definition of Oxaloacetate

1. Noun. A salt or ester of oxalacetic acid.

Exact synonyms: Oxalacetate
Generic synonyms: Salt



Definition of Oxaloacetate

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) any salt or ester of oxaloacetic acid ¹

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Definition of Oxaloacetate

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Oxaloacetate

1. Metabolic intermediate. Couples with acetyl CoA to form citrate, i.e. The entry point of the tricarboxylic acid cycle. Formed from aspartic acid by transamination. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oxaloacetate

oxaldehyde
oxaldehydes
oxalethyline
oxalic
oxalic acid
oxaline
oxalinic
oxalinic acid
oxaliplatin
oxalis
oxalises
oxalite
oxalites
oxalo
oxalo-
oxaloacetate (current term)
oxaloacetate tautomerase
oxaloacetate transacetase
oxaloacetates
oxaloacetic acid
oxalocrotonate
oxalocrotonic acid
oxalosis
oxalosuccinic acid
oxalosuccinic carboxylase
oxalourea
oxaluramide
oxalurate
oxalurates
oxaluria

Literary usage of Oxaloacetate

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1. Air Quality Criteria for Oxides of Nitrogenby Dennis J. Kotchmar by Dennis J. Kotchmar (1996)
"Malate dehydrogenase: An enzyme (EC 1.1.1.37) with at least six isomeric forms that catalyze the dehydrogenation of malate to oxaloacetate or its ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Although the enzyme was inhibited by high concentrations of pyridoxal phosphate, oxaloacetate, and malate, and was stimulated by high concentrations of ..."

3. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain). (1905)
"[The action of ethyl iodide on ethyl oxaloacetate in presence of dry silver oxide.] London, J. Chem. Soc., 88, 1903, (417); ..."

4. Contrasts in Scientific Style: Research Groups in the Chemical and by Joseph S. Fruton (1990)
"In particular, serious attention was given to a cyclic pathway via four-carbon dicarboxylic acids (succinate, fumarate, malate, oxaloacetate), based largely ..."

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