Complete Definition of "itaconic acid"

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Noun
itaconic acid
#chemistry one of the isomeric dicarboxylic acids produced by the distillation of citric acid, or as metabolites by microorganisms, CH<sub>2</sub>=C(CO<sub>2</sub>H)-CH<sub>2</sub>CO<sub>2</sub>H
See also
citraconic acid
mesaconic acid

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