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Methylmalonic Acid

"Methylmalonic Acid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A malonic acid derivative which is a vital intermediate in the metabolism of fat and protein. Abnormalities in methylmalonic acid metabolism lead to methylmalonic aciduria. This metabolic disease is attributed to a block in the enzymatic conversion of methylmalonyl CoA to succinyl CoA.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Methylmalonic Acid" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Methylmalonic Acid" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 30 publications over 20 distinct years, with a maximum of 4 publications in 2017
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.