glyceric acid


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glyceric acid

[glə′ser·ik ′as·əd]
(biochemistry)
C3H6O4 A hydroxy acid obtained by oxidation of glycerin.
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Obtained glycerol conversion and glyceric acid selectivity was similar at both ratios.
It is involved in degradation of fructose and mannose, biosynthesis of phospholipids, metabolism of glyceric acid, glycolysis, and gluconeogenesis.
The organic acid test includes two additional markers, glycolic and glyceric acids, that are markedly elevated in genetic causes of excessive oxalate, the hyperoxalurias I and II.