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
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Table 44: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Acetaldehyde by End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Acetic Acid, Acetane Hydride, Acetic Ether, 1, 3 Butanediol, n-Butyraldehyde, Crotonaldehyde, Glyoxal/ Glyoxylic Acid, Penta-Erithryte, Peracetic Acid, and Pyridine Markets Independently Analyzed for 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11
Table 53: European 10-Year Perspective for Acetaldehyde by End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Acetic Acid, Acetane Hydride, Acetic Ether, 1, 3 Butanediol, n-Butyraldehyde, Crotonaldehyde, Glyoxal/ Glyoxylic Acid, Penta-Erithryte, Peracetic Acid, and Pyridine Markets Independently Analyzed for 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23
Table 56: French 10-Year Perspective for Acetaldehyde by End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Acetic Acid, Acetane Hydride, Acetic Ether, 1, 3 Butanediol, n-Butyraldehyde, Crotonaldehyde, Glyoxal/ Glyoxylic Acid, Penta-Erithryte, Peracetic Acid, and Pyridine Markets Independently Analyzed for 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26
Table 71: Russian 10-Year Perspective for Acetaldehyde by End Use Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for Acetic Acid, Acetane Hydride, Acetic Ether, 1, 3 Butanediol, n-Butyraldehyde, Crotonaldehyde, Glyoxal/ Glyoxylic Acid, Penta-Erithryte, Peracetic Acid, and Pyridine Markets for 2003, 2008 & 2012 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41