Isocitric acid

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Isocitric acid
Threo-Ds-isocitrate wpmp.png
Names
IUPAC name
1-Hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic acid
Identifiers
320-77-4 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:30887 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL539669 YesY
ChemSpider 1161 YesY
DrugBank DB01727 N°
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG C00311 YesY
MeSH Isocitrate
PubChem 1198
Properties
C6H8O7
Molar mass 192.12 g·mol−1
Melting point 105 °C (221 °F; 378 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Isocitric acid is a protonated form of isocitrate, which is a substrate of the citric acid cycle. Isocitrate is formed from citrate with the help of the enzyme aconitase, and is acted upon by isocitrate dehydrogenase. Salts and esters of isocitric acid are known as isocitrates.

Isocitric acid is commonly used as a marker to detect the authenticity and quality of fruit products, most often citrus juices. In authentic orange juice, for example, the ratio of citric acid to D-isocitric acid is usually less than 130. An isocitric acid value higher than this may be indicative of fruit juice adulteration.

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  1. ^ The interactive pathway map can be edited at WikiPathways: "TCACycle_WP78". 

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