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thi·o·gly·col·ic ac·id (thī'ō-glī-kol'ik as'id),
Used as a reagent for the detection of metals such as iron, molybdenum, silver, and tin; the ammonium and sodium salts are used in home permanents, the calcium salt as a depilatory.
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A double-disk synergy test was initially performed by using sodium mercaptoacetic acid
(SMA) (2) and ceftazidime and meropenem disks (Eiken Chemical Co.
com/research/9hnjlf/global_and) has announced the addition of the "Global And Chinese Mercaptoacetic Acid
Industry Report 2014" report to their offering.
01M) (II) in ethanol (50 mL) and mercaptoacetic acid