Definition of fumarate in English:

fumarate

noun

Chemistry
  • A salt or ester of fumaric acid.

    • ‘In reversed-polarity mode, they also observed a new peak similar to that of maleate, which they later attributed to the impurity fumarate.’
    • ‘One of these oxygen sensing regulatory systems is the fumarate and nitrate reduction transcriptional regulator.’
    • ‘Some cheletes are fumarates, gluconates, asparatates, citrates and amino acids.’
    • ‘Then there are salts from organic acids (maleate, citrate, fumarate, gluconate), other mineral acids (sulfate, phosphate), and some mixed breeds like methanesulfonate.’
    • ‘It could be also shown that CitT catalyses either an homologous exchange of citrate or a heterologous exchange with succinate, fumarate, or tartrate.’
    • ‘As part of the metabolism of phenylalanine, oxygen is used to break the ring structure, and eventually after several intermediate steps, the aliphatic (straight chain) molecules fumarate and acetoacetate are produced.’

Pronunciation

fumarate

/ˈfjuːməreɪt/