Thiomalic acid

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Thiomalic acid
D-Thiomalic acid
Names
IUPAC name
2-sulfanylbutanedioic acid
Identifiers
70-49-5 N
ChEBI CHEBI:38705 YesY
ChemSpider 6032 YesY
EC Number 200-736-4
Jmol 3D model Interactive image
PubChem 6268
Properties
C4H6O4S
Molar mass 150.15 g·mol−1
Related compounds
Other anions
Thiomalate
Except where otherwise noted, 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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