Iminoaspartic acid; 2-iminobutanedioic acid, iminosuccinate, alpha-iminosuccinate, iminosuccinic acid
3D model (JSmol)
|Molar mass||131.09 g·mol−1|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Iminoaspartic acid (also known as iminosuccinate or iminoaspartate) is a dicarboxylic acid in the biosynthesis of nicotinic acid. It is synthesised by the oxidation of aspartate and is condensed by quinolinate synthase with glycerone phosphate to form quinolinic acid.