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The anion of fluoroacetic acid (= fluoroethanoic acid); a toxic substance found in the leaves of Dichapetalum cymosum and other plants that in animals is converted enzymically into fluorocitrate. Fluoroacetate and fluoroacetamide have been used as rodenticides.


Subjects: Chemistry.

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