levulinic acid


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lev·u·lin·ic ac·id

(lev'yū-lin'ik as'id),
4-Oxopentanoic acid; formed by the action of hot, strong acids on hexoses.
See also: δ-aminolevulinic acid.
Synonym(s): levulic acid

levulinic acid

CH3COCH2CH2COOH, an acid formed when certain simple sugars are acted on by dilute hydrochloric acid.
CAS # 123-76-2
See also: acid
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