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Compound Summary for: CID 1110

Succinic Acid

Also known as: butanedioic acid; Asuccin; Amber acid; Katasuccin; Bernsteinsaure; Dihydrofumaric acid; 110-15-6; Wormwood acid
Molecular Formula: C4H6O4   Molecular Weight: 118.08804   InChIKey: KDYFGRWQOYBRFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A water-soluble, colorless crystal with an acid taste that is used as a chemical intermediate, in medicine, the manufacture of lacquers, and to make perfume esters. It is also used in foods as a sequestrant, buffer, and a neutralizing agent. (Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed, p1099; McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1851)   From: MeSH
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