glycolic acid

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gly·col·ic acid

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.

glycolic acid

(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline soluble hygroscopic compound found in sugar cane and sugar beet: used in tanning and in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, pesticides, adhesives, and plasticizers; hydroxyacetic acid. Formula: CH2(OH)COOH

glycol′ic ac′id

a crystalline acid, C2H4O3, abundant in cane sugar and grapes: used in textile processes.
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Noun1.glycolic acid - a translucent crystalline compound found in sugar cane and sugar beets and unripe grapes
acid - any of various water-soluble compounds having a sour taste and capable of turning litmus red and reacting with a base to form a salt
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Gelatin, chitosan, sodium alginate, cyclodextrins, aliphatic polyesters, such as homo and copolymers of lactate and glycolate (PLA, PGA, and PLGA), poly and caprolactone (PCL) and the polyhydroxyalkanoates, known as PHA, cellulose and cassava starch, can be used as formulation components, among others (Kumari, Yadav, & Yadav, 2010).
In a study aiming to evaluate the oral insulin bioavailability of nanoliposomes containing CH and bile salts (BS), nanoliposomes were formulated with sodium glycolate (SGC), sodium taurocholate (STC), and sodium deoxycholate (SDC).
At three representative hot-air drying temperatures, the thermo-oxidative stability will be examined using high IV melt resins, which were catalyzed by antimony glycolate, titanic acid/magnesium hydroxide, or aluminum/potassium glycolate, in the presence or absence of phosphoric acid.
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Resistance has been related with the presence of ruminal MFA-degrading microorganisms in the rumen, which contain a dehydrogenase enzyme that breaks the carbon-fluorine bond, producing fluorine and glycolate (FETZNER & LINGENS, 1994).
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Inactive ingredients consist of: dibasic calcium phosphate, sodium starch glycolate, magnesium stearate, gelatin, titanium dioxide, FD&C Yellow #6, FD&C Red #3, FD&C Red #40, shellac, and black iron oxide.