Definition of malate in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmeɪleɪt/


A salt or ester of malic acid.
Example sentences
  • 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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