How do I name the IUPAC name for:
I thought it is 2-hydroxypropane-1,3-dicarboxylic acid,
but compared to Citric acid whose IUPAC name is:
we do not count the carbon atoms attached to the carboxyl group in this case.
So what do we do with COOH-CH(OH)-COOH then?
First time user, appreciate a lot.