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Compound Summary for: CID 31348

Citric Acid

Also known as: citrate; 2-hydroxypropane-1,2,3-tricarboxylate; citr; 2-Hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylate(3-); CITRATE ANION; Mosapride Base;; 2qpq; 3itc
Molecular Formula: C6H5O7-3   Molecular Weight: 189.0997   InChIKey: KRKNYBCHXYNGOX-UHFFFAOYSA-K
A key intermediate in metabolism. It is an acid compound found in citrus fruits. The salts of citric acid (citrates) can be used as anticoagulants due to their calcium chelating ability.   From: MeSH
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