Tartronic

Tar`tron´ic


a.1.(Chem.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, an organic acid (called also hydroxy malonic acid) obtained, by reducing mesoxalic acid, as a white crystalline substance.
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Glyceric acid, Lactic acid, Tartronic acid) from glycerol.
For the identification of the possible products of the glycerol oxidation several standard substances as follows were used: DL-glyceraldehyde dimer ([greater than or equal to]97%, Aldrich), 1,3-dihydroxyacetone dimer ([greater than or equal to]97%, Aldrich), glyceric acid calcium salt hydrate ([greater than or equal to]99%, Fluka), sodium [beta]-hydroxypyruvate hydrate ([greater than or equal to]97%, Fluka), lithium lactate ([greater than or equal to]97%, Fluka), tartronic acid ([greater than or equal to]98%, Alfa Aesar), sodium mesoxalate monohydrate ([greater than or equal to]98%, Aldrich), glycolic acid ([greater than or equal to]99%, Acros organics), glyoxylic acid monohydrate ([greater than or equal to]98%, Aldrich), oxalic acid (98%, Aldrich), acetate standard for IC (1.
By-products were lactic, tartronic, glycolic, oxalic, acetic and formic acids.