Definition of Quinolinic acid

1. Noun. (organic compound) Pyridine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid, which may be prepared by the oxidation of quinoline. ¹



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Medical Definition of Quinolinic acid

1. 2,3-pyridinedicarboxylic acid. A metabolite of tryptophan with a possible role in neurodegenerative disorders. Elevated csf levels of quinolinic acid are significantly correlated with the severity of neuropsychological deficits in patients who have aids. Chemical name: 2,3-Pyridinedicarboxylic acid (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quinolinic Acid

quinoid
quinoidal
quinoidine
quinoids
quinol
quinolin
quinoline
quinoline dehydrogenase
quinoline oxidoreductase
quinoline yellow
quinolinemethanethiol
quinolinemethanethiols
quinolinemethanol
quinolines
quinolinic
quinolinic acid (current term)
quinolinic acid synthetase
quinolinol
quinolins
quinolinyl
quinolizidine
quinolizidines
quinolizine
quinolizines
quinological
quinologist
quinologists
quinology
quinolone
quinolones

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