glycoaldehyde

glycoaldehyde

an intermediate stage in the metabolism of ethylene glycol to oxalate, the toxic end product of poisoning by the glycol.
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A decade earlier, scientists reported finding the simple sugar glycoaldehyde in the same cloud (SN: 10/9/04, p.
2001) reported that EG decreased the ATP content of proximal tubular segments isolated from the mouse kidney via their metabolites, glyoxylate and glycoaldehyde.
Glycoaldehyde is composed of two carbon atoms, two oxygen atoms and four hydrogen atoms and is called a two-carbon sugar.
Ethylene glycol is rapidly metabolized by alcohol dehydrogenase and other hepatic enzymes to glycoaldehyde and organic acids (Fig.
Interfering substances include glycoaldehyde and glycerol, which compete with ethylene glycol for the active site of the enzyme.
Glycoaldehyde can combine with other sugars to form ribose, the backbone of DNA and RNA.
20 Astrophysical Journal Letters, the astronomers report finding glycoaldehyde in a region of the cloud with a temperature of just 8 kelvins.
Glycoaldehyde couldn't have formed at this low temperature, says study coauthor Philip Jewell of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Greenbank, W.