glycolic acid


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gly·col·ic ac·id

(glī-kol'ik as'id),
An intermediate in the interconversion of glycine and ethanolamine.
Synonym(s): hydroxyacetic acid

glycolic acid

/gly·col·ic acid/ (gli-kol´ik) an intermediate in the conversion of serine to glycine; it is accumulated and excreted in primary hyperoxaluria (type I).

glycolic acid

(glī-kŏl′ĭk)
n.
A colorless crystalline compound, C2H4O3, that is found in sugar beets, sugarcane, and unripe grapes and is used in tanning, in metal polishing and electroplating, and in cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, adhesives, and plasticizers.

gly·col·ic ac·id

(glī-kol'ik as'id)
An intermediate in the interconversion of glycine and ethanolamine.

glycolic acid

the primary toxic metabolic product of ethylene glycol.
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The Refinity in-office peel is 70% glycolic acid, and although other 70% glycolic acid peels are available, Refinity is the only peel that is specially formulated with an anti-irritant.
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Sugar acids are also a source of hydroxy acids, such as glycolic acid, whose oxygen-barrier properties make it suitable for food packaging," stated Professor Ali Harlin, the head of the CoE Green Chemistry team.
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