Maleylacetic acid

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Maleylacetic acid
Chemical structure of 2-maleylacetic acid
Names
IUPAC name
4-Oxohex-2-enedioic acid
Other names
2-Maleylacetic acid
Maleoylacetic acid
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
3DMet B00407
8404489
ChEBI
ChemSpider
KEGG
MeSH Maleoylacetic+acid
Properties
C6H6O5
Molar mass 158.10 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Maleylacetic acid is a chemical compound produced in the biodegradation of catechin by Bradyrhizobium japonicum.

The enzyme maleylacetate reductase uses 3-oxoadipate, NAD+, and NADP+ to produce 2-maleylacetate, NADH, NADPH, and H+.