Maleylacetic acid

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Maleylacetic acid
Chemical structure of 2-maleylacetic acid
CAS number 24740-88-3 (2Z)
PubChem 5462172 (2EYesY, 5280500 (2ZYesY, 419 () YesY
ChemSpider 4575314 (2EYesY, 4444140 (2ZYesY, 406 () YesY
KEGG C02222
MeSH Maleoylacetic+acid
Beilstein Reference 8404489
3DMet B00407
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C6H6O5
Molar mass 158.10 g/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Maleylacetic acid is a chemical compound produced in the biodegradation of catechin by Bradyrhizobium japonicum.

The enzyme maleylacetate reductase uses 3-oxoadipate, NAD+, and NADP+ to produce 2-maleylacetate, NADH, NADPH, and H+.