Definition of Malate

1. n. A salt of malic acid.

Definition of Malate

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

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Definition of Malate

1. a chemical salt [n -S]

Medical Definition of Malate

1. A salt of malic acid. Origin: L. Malum apple: cf. F. Malate. See Malic. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Malate

malate (current term)
malate-aspartate shuttle
malate-condensing enzyme
malate ATP lyase
malate carboxy-lyase
malate dehydrogenase
malate oxidase
malate permease
malate synthase
malathion poisoning

Literary usage of Malate

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Hand-book of Chemistry by Leopold Gmelin, Henry Watts (1856)
"MERCURIC malate. — Obtained by dissolving mercuric oxide in the heated acid. ... When mercurous malate is decomposed by ammonia, a black tasteless powder is ..."

2. First Outlines of a Dictionary of Solubilities of Chemical Substances by Frank Humphreys Storer (1864)
"malate OF LEAD. I.) C, H, Pb, 010 + 6 Aq Very sparingly soluble in 14,1.1. somewhat more soluble in hot water. After passing into the resinous state, ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry, and Natural History: To which is Prefixed the by Antoine-François de Fourcroy (1796)
"malate of antimony. Malas ft'tbn, malate of ... malate of copper. Malas cupri, malate of tin. ... malate of gold. Malas e of platina. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1850)
"Pills of malate of manganese. malate of manganese gr. xv ; powder of cinchona gr. xv ; honey, a sufficient quantity to make twenty pills. ..."

5. Botanical Microtechnique: A Hand-book of Methods for the Preparation by A[lbrecht] Zimmermann (1893)
"Calcium malate, Ca. COO,,.Ch, CHOH . 95a. Calcium malate is thrown down in large quantity by alcohol in the stipes of the fronds of Angiopteris ..."

6. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1912)
"Acid Ca malate Loss, 2.22 No change Malic acid, pure Loss, ... 0.5% solutions of neutral calcium malate, acid calcium malate, and malic acid. ..."

7. Elements of Chemistry: Theoretical and Practical by William Allen Miller (1867)
"It is remarkable that the optically active hydro-ammonium malate (1315) forms ... Hydro-ammonium malate, when submitted to distillation, is converted into a ..."

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