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A salt or ester of fumaric acid.

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(Biochemistry) biochem a salt of fumaric acid produced during the urea cycle
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(ˈfyu məˌreɪt)

the salt of fumaric acid, a key chemical intermediate in the Krebs cycle.
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The buffer is selected from sodium acetate, sodium citrate, trisodium citrate, citric acid, sodium bicarbonate, sodium lactate, trisodium phosphate, disodium phosphate, sodium borate, boric acid, calcium fumarate, sodium succinate, tris-maleate and any combinations thereof.