propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-

propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-,

IUPAC name for citric acidcitric acid
or 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid,
HO2CCH2C(OH)(CO2H)CH2CO2H, an organic carboxylic acid containing three carboxyl groups; it is a solid at room temperature, melts at 153°C;, and
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