Maleylacetic acid

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Maleylacetic acid
Chemical structure of 2-maleylacetic acid
Names
IUPAC name
4-Oxohex-2-enedioic acid
Other names
2-Maleylacetic acid
Maleoylacetic acid
Identifiers
24740-88-3 (2Z)
3DMet B00407
8404489
ChEBI CHEBI:19672
ChemSpider 4575314 (2E) N
4444140 (2Z) N
406 () N
Jmol-3D images Image
KEGG C02222
MeSH Maleoylacetic+acid
PubChem 5462172 (2E)
5280500 (2Z)
419 ()
Properties
C6H6O5
Molar mass 158.10 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

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+.