thioctic acid

thioctic acid

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thi·oc·tic acid also 6,8-thi·oc·tic acid (.siks-.āt-)thī-.äk-tik- n a lipoic acid C8H14O2S2 that has been reported to ameliorate the effects of poisoning by mushrooms (as the death cap) of the genus Amanita

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  • thioctic acid — (ˈ)thī|äktik noun Etymology: thioctic from thi + octa + ic : alpha or oxidized lipoic acid called also 6,8 thioctic acid * * * /thuy ok tik/ 1. Biochem. an organic acid, C8H14O2S2, that occurs as a coenzyme in hydrogen transfer reactions in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thioctic acid — /thuy ok tik/ 1. Biochem. an organic acid, C8H14O2S2, that occurs as a coenzyme in hydrogen transfer reactions in certain plants, microorganisms, and animals and functions as a growth factor for many species of bacteria and protozoa. 2. Pharm. a… …   Universalium

  • 6,8-thioctic acid — noun see thioctic acid …   Useful english dictionary

  • lipoic acid — (= thioctic acid; 1,2 dithiolane 3 valeric acid) Regarded as a coenzyme in the oxoglutarate dehydrogenase complex of the tricarboxylic acid cycle. Involved generally in oxidative decarboxylations of a keto acids. A growth factor for some… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Lipoic acid — Chembox new ImageFile = Lipoic acid 2D skeletal.png ImageSize = ImageFile1 = Lipoic acid 3D vdW.png IUPACName = 5 [(3 R ) dithiolan 3 yl] pentanoic acid OtherNames = α lipoic acid (alpha lipoic acid), thioctic acid, 6,8 dithiooctanoic acid… …   Wikipedia

  • li|po|ic acid — «lih POH ihk», = thioctic acid. (Cf. ↑thioctic acid) …   Useful english dictionary

  • lipoic acid — Functions as the amide (lipoamide) in the disulfide (–S–S–) form in the transfer of “active aldehyde” (acetyl), the two carbon fragment resulting from decarboxylation of pyruvate from α hydroxyethylthiamin pyrophosphate to acetyl CoA, itself… …   Medical dictionary

  • lipoic acid — lə̇ˈpōik noun Etymology: lip + ic : any of several microbial growth factors occurring especially in yeast and liver; specifically : the crystalline alpha variety C7H13S2COOH that together with cocarboxylase and other factors is essential for the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Берлитион — Тиоктовая кислота (Thioctic acid) Химическое соединение …   Википедия

  • Берлитион 300 — Тиоктовая кислота (Thioctic acid) Химическое соединение …   Википедия

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