A dicarboxylic acid intermediate in the Krebs cycle (tricarboxylic acid cycle). Can be derived from aspartate, phenylalanine and tyrosine for input to the Krebs cycle.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Fumarate — Fu ma*rate, n. (Chem.) A salt of fumaric acid. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fumarate — [fymaʀat] n. m. ÉTYM. 1846, Bescherelle; de fumarique, et ate. ❖ ♦ Chim. Sel ou ester dérivé de l acide fumarique …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fumarate — noun Date: 1864 a salt or ester of fumaric acid …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fumarate — Acide fumarique Acide fumarique Général …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fumarate — /fyooh meuh rayt /, n. Biochem. the salt of fumaric acid, a key chemical intermediate in the Krebs cycle. [1860 65; FUMAR(IC ACID) + ATE2] * * * …   Universalium

  • fumarate — noun any salt or ester of fumaric acid; they are produced in the body as part of the urea cycle …   Wiktionary

  • fumarate — fu·ma·rate .rāt n a salt or ester of fumaric acid * * * fu·ma·rate (fuґmə rāt) a salt or anionic form of fumaric acid …   Medical dictionary

  • Fumarate — Fu|ma|ra|te [fu...] die (Plur.) <zu ↑Fumarsäure u. ↑...at> Salze u. ↑Ester der Fumarsäure (Chem.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • fumarate — [ fjʊ:məreɪt] noun Chemistry a salt or ester of fumaric acid …   English new terms dictionary

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