A crystalline acid obtained by the oxidation of malic acid.
- Alternative name: propane-1,3-dioic acid; chemical formula: HOOCCH2COOH
More example sentences
- It unfolds as a complex interplay among bromate ions, malonic acid, and a catalyst.
- The occurrence of malonic acid has been reported in the leaves of lucerne and in green wheat plants.
- A particle size of the dispersed malonic acid of about 25 to about 1000 microns is suitable.
mid 19th century: malonic from French malonique, alteration of malique 'malic'.
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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.
Pronunciation: /ˈmaləˌnāt, ˈmā-/noun
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