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glyoxylic acid

Pronunciation: gli'oks-il'ik as'id

Definition: produced by the action of glycine dehydrogenases on glycine or sarcosine, or from allantoic acid by the action of allantoicase, or through alanine:glyoxylate aminotransferase.

Synonym(s): oxoacetic acid

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