glyoxylic acid

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gly·ox·yl·ic ac·id

(glī'oks-il'ik as'id),
OHC-COOH; produced by the action of glycine dehydrogenases on glycine or sarcosine, or from allantoic acid by the action of allantoicase, or through alanine:glyoxylate aminotransferase.
Synonym(s): oxoacetic acid

glyoxylic acid

/gly·ox·yl·ic ac·id/ (gli-ok-sil´ik) a keto acid formed in the conversion of glycolic acid to glycine; it is the primary precursor of oxalic acid.

glyoxylic acid

C2H2O3, an acid produced by the action of glycine oxidase on glycine or sarcosine.
CAS # 298-12-4
See also: acid