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isocitric acid

[ahy-suh-si-trik, ahy-suh-] /ˈaɪ səˈsɪ trɪk, ˌaɪ sə-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a major intermediate in the Krebs cycle, having the formula C 6 H 8 O 7 .
Origin
1865-1870
1865-70; iso- + citric acid
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isocitric-acid in Medicine

isocitric acid i·so·cit·ric acid (ī'sə-sĭt'rĭk)
n.
An isomer of citric acid that is an intermediate in the Krebs cycle.

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