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n.1.(Chem.) A divalent, compound radical, CO.CH2, regarded as the essential radical of glycolic acid, and a large series of related compounds.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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* Protons of alkyl and acyl substituents like methyl, acetyl, glycolyl etc.
The latter is acylated at the amino group with an acetyl or glycolyl group, respectively.
(46) In nature, Neu derivatives can be stabilized by acylation of the amino group at the C-5 position with an acetyl or glycolyl group, giving Neu5Ac or Neu5Gc, respectively (Fig.