itatartaric acid

itatartaric acid

[¦id·ə¦tär·də·rik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C5H8O6 A compound produced experimentally by fermentation; formed as a minor product, 5.8% of total acidity produced, of an itaconic-acid producing strain of Aspergillus niger.
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