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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