glyceric acid


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gly·cer·ic ac·id

(gli-sĕr'ik as'id),
The fatty acid analogue of glycerol; occurs particularly in the form of phosphorylated derivatives as an intermediate in glycolysis.
Synonym(s): 2, 3-dihydroxypropranoic acid

glyceric acid

/gly·cer·ic acid/ (gli-sēr´ik) CH2OH·CHOH·COOH, an intermediate product in the transformation in the body of carbohydrate to lactic acid, formed by oxidation of glycerol.

gly·cer·ic ac·id

(glī-ser'ik as'id)
The fatty acid analogue of glycerol; occurs particularly in the form of phosphorylated derivatives, as an intermediate in glycolysis.

glyceric acid

CH2OH·CHOH·COOH, an intermediate product of the oxidation of fats.
CAS # 473-81-4
See also: acid