ethanedioic acid


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ethanedioic acid

(ˌiːθeɪndaɪˈəʊɪk; ˌɛθ-)
n
(Elements & Compounds) the technical name for oxalic acid
[C20: from ethane + di-1 + -o- + -ic]
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Noun1.ethanedioic acid - a toxic colorless crystalline organic acid found in oxalis and other plants; used as a bleach and rust remover and in chemical analysis
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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A total of 16 metabolites had a confirmed identity (Table 3), namely, aminoethanol, b-amino isobutyric acid, citric acid, 1,2-dithiane-4,5-diol, ethanedioic acid, glycine, 3-hydroxyisovaleric acid, indole-3-acetic acid, L-threonine, phosphoric acid, pyroglutamic acid, ([R.sup.*],[S.sup.*])-3,4-dihydroxybutanoic acid, serine, succinic acid, uracil, and uric acid.
Papaya consists of a number of organic acids in which the major organic acid is citric acid followed by qiunic acid, L-malic acid, tartaric acid, succinic acid, fumaric acid and ethanedioic acid. Papaya has rich availability of carotenoid compounds.