Definition of Pimelic acid

1. Noun. (organic compound) An acid, HO2C(CH2)5CO2H, whose derivatives are involved in the biosynthesis of lysine. ¹



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Medical Definition of Pimelic acid

1. HOOC-(CH2)5-COOH; Heptanedioic acid;an intermediate in the oxidation of oleic acid in some microorganisms; a precursor of biotin. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pimelic Acid

pilulous
pilum
pilwe
pilwes
pily
pim 1
pimaric
pimaric acid
pimaricin
pimas
pimavanserin
pimecrolimus
pimelate
pimelic
pimelic acid (current term)
pimelic acids
pimelite
pimelo-
pimelorrhoea
pimelorthopnea
piment
pimenta
pimento
pimento tree
pimentos
piments
pimethixene
pimiento

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