What does oxaloacetic acid mean?

Definitions for oxaloacetic acidˈɒk sə loʊ əˈsi tɪk, ˌɒk-, ɒkˈsæl oʊ-, -ˌsæl-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. oxalacetic acid, oxaloacetic acid(noun)

    an acid formed by oxidation of maleic acid (as in metabolism of fats and carbohydrates)


  1. oxaloacetic acid(Noun)

    on of the constituents of the citric acid cycle, formed by the oxidation of malic acid and via the transamination of aspartic acid; an intermediate in the synthesis of amino acids and the metabolism of carbohydrates

  2. oxaloacetic acid(Noun)

    a colourless crystalline organic carboxylic acid, butan-2-one-1,4-dicarboxylic acid, COOH.CH.CO.COOH


  1. Oxaloacetic acid

    Oxaloacetic acid is an organic compound with the chemical formula C4H4O5 or HOOC---COOH. It also has other names. Its fully deprotonated derivative is the oxaloacetate anion, C4H2O52− or [C=O]2−; this name is also used for esters that contain the divalent [-O(C=O)2O-] moiety. Loss of a single proton gives the acid's conjugate base, the anion hydrogenoxaloacetate anion H(C=O)2−.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of oxaloacetic acid in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of oxaloacetic acid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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