Fumarylacetoacetic acid

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Fumarylacetoacetic acid
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Names
IUPAC name
(E)-4,6-Dioxooct-2-enedioic acid
Other names
Fumarylacetoacetate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
MeSH Fumarylacetoacetate
Properties
C8H8O6
Molar mass 200.15 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Fumarylacetoacetic acid (fumarylacetoacetate) is an intermediate in the metabolism of tyrosine. It is formed through the conversion of maleylacetoacetate into fumarylacetoacetate by the enzyme maleylacetoacetate isomerase.[1]

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  1. ^ W. E. Knox and M. LeMay-Knox (1951). "The oxidation in liver of l-tyrosine to acetoacetate through p-hydroxyphenylpyruvate and homogentisic acid". Biochem. J. 49: 686–693.