Homoaconitic acid

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Homoaconitic acid
Cis-Homoaconitic acid.svg
cis-Homoaconitic acid
Trans-Homoaconitic acid.svg
trans-Homoaconitic acid
Names
IUPAC names
(1Z)-1-Butene-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid
(1E)-1-Butene-1,2,4-tricarboxylic acid
Other names
Homo-cis-aconitate; Homo-trans-aconitate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C7H8O6
Molar mass 188.14 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Homoaconitatic acid (homoaconitate) is related to aconitic acid but with one extra carbon. It is part of the α-aminoadipate pathway for lysine biosynthesis, where it is made from homocitrate by homoaconitase. It is converted to homoisocitrate by homoisocitrate dehydrogenase.

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