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