glyceric acid

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gly·cer·ic acid

A colorless syrupy acid, C3H6O4, obtained from oxidation of glycerol.

glyceric acid

(Elements & Compounds) a viscous liquid carboxylic acid produced by the oxidation of glycerol; 2,3-dihydroxypropanoic acid. Formula: C3H6O4

gly•cer′ic ac′id

(glɪˈsɛr ɪk)
a colorless, syrupy liquid, C3H6O4, obtained by oxidizing glycerol.
[1860–65; glycer(ol) + -ic]
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Noun1.glyceric acid - a syrupy acid obtained by oxidation of glycerol or glyceraldehyde
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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Glyceric acid, Lactic acid, Tartronic acid) from glycerol.
The most common products obtained by glycerol oxidation are glyceric acid, lactic acid and dihydroxyacetone, which find potential applications in polymer and fine chemical industries [3].
These metabolites were 2-oxo-3-methylvaleric acid, 3-hydroxy-DL-kynurenic acid, vinylacetylglycine, pregnenolone, nitrotyrosine, 1-methyl adenosine, oxoadipic acid, glyceric acid, citric acid, and isobutyric acid.