Thiomalic acid

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Thiomalic acid
D-Thiomalic acid
Identifiers
PubChem 6268
ChemSpider 6032 YesY
EC number 200-736-4
ChEBI CHEBI:38705 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C4H6O4S
Molar mass 150.15 g mol−1
Related compounds
Other anions Thiomalate
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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A thiomalic acid or mercaptosuccinic acid is a dicarboxylic acid containing a thiol functional group. As suggested by its name, it contains an SH group instead of an OH group on malic acid. Salts and esters are known as thiomalates.

Thiomalic acid forms the backbone of the pesticide malathion.

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