muconic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of, with respect to, or designating, an organic acid (C6H6O4, 2-4-hexadienedoic acid), obtained indirectly from mucic acid, and notably resembling itaconic acid. Other way of synthesis were reported.
  • others:
    • Noting an acid, a colorless compound, HOCOCH:CH.CH:CHCOOH, prepared by the action of alcoholic potassium hydroxid on 3, 4-dibromadipic acid. It crystallizes in small needles and decomposes at about 320° C.
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