Definition of malate in English:


Line breaks: mal¦ate
Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪleɪt


  • A salt or ester of malic acid.
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    • The peaks present only in the period just before the oxidative burst are glycerol; succinate; malate; and citrate.
    • In leaves, Ni appears to be associated mainly with organic acids, such as citrate, malate and malonate.
    • The concentrations of chloride, malate, and citrate were also affected in the mutant.

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