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

(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.
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Y-27632-incorporated PLGA or PLA microspheres with different molecular weights and different composition ratios of lactic acid and glycolic acid were prepared (Table 1).
The MASI score for the right side of the face before and after glycolic acid peel for all the 52 treated patients were the mean MASI score for the right half treated before treatment was 2.6 + 1.57, while after treatment at 12 weeks MASI score was 1.688 [+ or -] 1.28.
Modality--V: Glycolic acid (6-12%) daily+ periodic glycolic acid peel (35-50%) with sunscreen.
Method A: Glycolic acid (12g) methanol (25ml) and p-toluenesulfonic acid (TsOH) (0.6g) were added into a flask.
If the glycolic acid dabbed on the skin causes more than a gentle tingle, inform the therapist immediately.
Azelaic acid is best used in combination with other ingredients, such as glycolic acid or a retinoid to enhance penetration.
This anti-ageing complex also contains glycolic acid, three humectants, anti-oxidants and skin soothers and conditioners.
Two active ingredients, lipo-hydroxy acid (LHA) and glycolic acid are used in dermatological peels.
Lesley also advises 30-somethings to start exfoliating reguarly and to use a product containing AHA glycolic acid to get rid of dead skin cells that dull the complexion.
Glycolic acid has an intensive effect on the entire acidic experience of coffee and is generally described as a bland, fine and soft acid.
In one study of 40 women in India, glycolic acid and a modified Kligman's formula peel showed "some improvement, but it took six glycolic acid peels," Dr.