|a colourless odourless water-soluble dicarboxylic acid found in plant and animal tissues: used in making lacquers, dyes, perfumes, etc; 1,4-butanedioic acid. Formula: HOOCCH2:CH2COOH|
succinic acid suc·cin·ic acid (sək-sĭn'ĭk)
A colorless crystalline dicarboxylic acid important in the Krebs cycle.
|succinic acid (sək-sĭn'ĭk) Pronunciation Key
A colorless, crystalline organic acid that is important in the Krebs cycle and occurs naturally in amber. It is synthesized for use in pharmaceuticals and perfumes. Chemical formula: C4H6O4.
a dicarboxylic acid of molecular formula C4H6O4 that is widely distributed in almost all plant and animal tissues and that plays a significant role in intermediary metabolism. It is a colourless crystalline solid, soluble in water, with a melting point of 185-187 C (365-369 F)
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