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Homoisocitrate; 3-Carboxy-2-hydroxyadipic acid
|Molar mass||206.15 g·mol−1|
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
Homoisocitric acid (homoisocitrate) is an isomer of homocitric acid in which the hydroxyl is on the 2 position. It is an intermediate in the α-aminoadipate pathway of lysine biosynthesis where it is produced by homocitrate synthase and is a substrate for homoaconitase.