glyoxylic acid


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gly·ox·yl·ic ac·id

(glī'oks-il'ik as'id),
OHC-COOH; produced by the action of glycine dehydrogenases on glycine or sarcosine, or from allantoic acid by the action of allantoicase, or through alanine:glyoxylate aminotransferase.
Synonym(s): oxoacetic acid

glyoxylic acid

C2H2O3, an acid produced by the action of glycine oxidase on glycine or sarcosine.
CAS # 298-12-4
See also: acid
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Glutathione transferase zeta catalyses the oxygenation of the carcinogen dichloroacetic acid to glyoxylic acid. Biochem J 331 (pt 2):371-374.
No formic or glyoxylic acid was detected and the pyruvic:malonic acid molar ratio was <0.05.
Nitrobenzene in the solutions was determined spectrophotometrically (v=38 440 [cm.sup.-1]), while for oxalic acid titration with KMnO4 and for glyoxylic acid the iodometric method was used.
It consists of a thermal activated hair treatment for curly hair without formaldehyde or glyoxylic acid, which is said to reduce frizz and curls control.
After removal of the piperidine, 1 mg of the synthesized peptide was carboxymethylated by reaction for 12 h at 0 [degrees]C in dichloromethane containing 0.25 mol/L glyoxylic acid and 1 mg of sodium cyanoborohydride as described previously (20).