malate

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mal·ate

 (măl′āt′, mā′lāt′)
n.
A salt, ester, or anion of malic acid.

malate

(ˈmæleɪt; ˈmeɪ-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of malic acid
[C18: from malic acid]

mal•ate

(ˈmæl eɪt, ˈmeɪ leɪt)

n.
a salt or ester of malic acid.
[1785–95]
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The anion of water-soluble salt (C) comprises an inorganic anion selected from the group consisting of hydrochlorides, sulfates, nitrates, phosphates and chlorates, or an organic anion selected from the group consisting of acetates, citrates, malates, lactates and oxalates.