ketosuccinic acid -->
oxaloacetic acid
medical dictionary

HOOC-CO-CH2COOH;a ketodicarboxylic acid and important intermediate in the tricarboxylic acid cycle; the product formed when l-aspartic acid acts as an amine donor in transamination reactions.

Synonyms: ketosuccinic acid, oxosuccinic acid.

(05 Mar 2000)