Homoisocitric acid

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Homoisocitric acid
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Names
IUPAC name
1-Hydroxy-1,2,4-butanetricarboxylic acid
Other names
Homoisocitrate; 3-Carboxy-2-hydroxyadipic acid
Identifiers
ChemSpider 4293958
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PubChem 5119182
Properties
C7H10O7
Molar mass 206.15 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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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.

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