Glyceric
Glyceric Gly*cer"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, glycerin. [1913 Webster]

{Glyceric acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, obtained by the partial oxidation of glycerin, as a thick liquid. It is a hydroxyl derivative of propionic acid, and has both acid and alcoholic properties. [1913 Webster]


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  • glyceric — adjective a) Of or pertaining to glycerol b) Of or pertaining to glyceric acid or its derivatives …   Wiktionary

  • glyceric — /gli ser ik, glis euhr ik/, adj. of or derived from glycerol. [1860 65; GLYCER(OL) + IC] * * * …   Universalium

  • glyceric — adj. extracted from glycerol; pertaining to glycerol …   English contemporary dictionary

  • glyceric — gly·cer·ic …   English syllables

  • glyceric — /glɪˈsɛrɪk/ (say gli serik) adjective relating to or derived from glycerol …   Australian English dictionary

  • glyceric — /gli ser ik, glis euhr ik/, adj. of or derived from glycerol. [1860 65; GLYCER(OL) + IC] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Glyceric acid — Glyceric acid[1] IUPAC name 2,3 Dihydroxypropanoic …   Wikipedia

  • Glyceric acid — Glyceric Gly*cer ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, glycerin. [1913 Webster] {Glyceric acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, obtained by the partial oxidation of glycerin, as a thick liquid. It is a hydroxyl derivative of propionic acid,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glyceric acids — are sugar acids based upon glycerol.Many glyceric acids play critical roles in metabolism. Examples include: * 2 phosphoglycerate * 3 phosphoglycerate * 2,3 Diphosphoglycerate * 1,3 BisphosphoglycerateExternal links* …   Wikipedia

  • glyceric acid — [gli ser′ik, glis′ər ik] n. a syrupy liquid, C3H6O4, occurring in two optically active forms: it is prepared by the oxidation of glycerin …   English World dictionary

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