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Pyridine-2,3-dicarboxylic acid, which may be prepared by the oxidation of quinoline.
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A metabolite of tryptophan with a possible role in neurodegenerative disorders. Elevated CSF levels of quinolinic acid are correlated with the severity of neuropsychological deficits in patients who have AIDS.
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