Definition of malonate in English:


Line breaks: mal¦on|ate
Pronunciation: /ˈmaləneɪt


  • A salt or ester of malonic acid.
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    • Thyroid hormone levels were all normal, as were plasma levels of methyl malonate.
    • This is the first report of the presence of these glycosylated flavonoid malonates in celery.
    • The use of these ligands proved to be very effective in the reactions of several malonates and cyanoacetates with both electron-rich and electron-poor aryl chlorides and bromides.

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