glutaric acid


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glutaric acid

[glü′tar·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
C5H5O4 A water-soluble, crystalline acid that occurs in green sugarbeets and in water extracts of crude wool.
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Heterocycles Derived from the Condensation of Aliphatic Diamines with Succinic and Glutaric Acid Derivatives.
Morton began driving to Lancaster County from Philadelphia at least one day a week to measure the glutaric acid levels in the urine of infants and children.
The encephalopathic crisis may be absent and glutaryl carnitine elevation and urine glutaric acid elevation can not be detected.
Sensitivity and specificity of free and total glutaric acid and 3- hydroxyglutaric acid measurements by stable-isotope dilution assays for the diagnosis of glutaric aciduria type I.
This produces a greater loss of sensitivity for dicarboxylic acid, for which glutaric acid is an important member of this family.
* DuPont Nylon Intermediates, Specialties & Polymers Orange, TX Tel: (409) 882-3720 Fax: (409) 886-9100 E-mail: NISP@usa.dupont.com Website: www.dupont.com/intermediates Glutaric Acid Description: glutaric acid Applications: hard surface cleaners, metal polishes, general purpose cleaners Use levels: various Comments: Glutaric acid, a five-carbon aliphatic dicarboxylic acid, is highly soluble in water, giving formulators ease of handling and broader formulating capabilities.
Others are maple syrup urine disease, a disorder in which several amino acids can not be metabolized properly; cystic fibrosis, the most common inherited metabolic disease among Caucasians; galactosemia, an inability to properly digest galactose, a type of sugar found in milk; and glutaric acidemia (Type I), a disorder of amino acid metabolism characterized by the build-up of glutaric acid.
Various zinc dicarboxylate catalysts were synthesized by the reaction of zinc oxide with eleven different glutaric acid derivatives, and their coordination characteristics were investigated by infrared spectroscopy.
Table 4-principal compounds used in manufacture of esters Organic acids Monobasic acids Dibasic acids Tribasic acids Oleic Phthalic anhydride Trimellitic anhydride Stearic Adipic acid Citric acid Benzoic Sebacic acid Pelargonic Azelaic acid Glutaric acid Organic alcohols Monohydric Dihydric Trihydric 2-Ethylhexanol Propylene glycol Glycerol Isodecanol 1,3 butandiol Trimethylolpropane 6-10 linear alcohols 1,4 butandiol Benzyl alcohol Isononyl alcohol
Specifically, the 15 disorders found in the abnormal urine samples were characterized by 34 unique or abnormally abundant metabolites (e.g., homogentisic acid, glycerol, glutaric acid, and others).