Definition of Glyceric aldehyde

1. Noun. A sweet crystalline aldehyde formed by the breakdown of sugars.

Exact synonyms: Glyceraldehyde
Generic synonyms: Aldehyde

Medical Definition of Glyceric aldehyde

1. A type of aldose with the chemical formula C3H6O3. This molecule is used as the reference molecule for handedness (L, lefthanded, or D, right-handed stereochemical configuration) in amino acids, carbohydrates, etc. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glyceric Aldehyde

glyceraldehdye 3 phosphate
glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate ferredoxin oxidoreductase
glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate
glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate dehydrogenase
glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate phosphatase
glyceraldehydephosphate dehydrogenase
glyceric acid
glyceric aldehyde (current term)
glycerin jelly
glycerin suppository
glycerinated gelatin
glycerinated tincture

Literary usage of Glyceric aldehyde

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"more definitely than has yet been done the composition of the crude glyceric aldehyde syrup employed and if possible to develop a method for purifying it. ..."

2. Principles of General Physiology by William Maddock Bayliss (1920)
"fermented bv yeast than is glyceric aldehyde, so that, in this case, ... R. Lactic Acid to glyceric aldehyde.—I am not aware that this change has, directly, ..."

3. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1917)
"But experiments show that glyceric aldehyde administered at such a rate is decidedly ... Even at one-sixth of this rate glyceric aldehyde injections cause ..."

4. Oxidations and Reductions in the Animal Body by Henry Drysdale Dakin (1922)
"The main evidence leading to the belief that glyceric aldehyde is concerned in glucose catabolism may be summarised as follows: Miss Smedley found that when ..."

5. Chemistry of Food and Nutrition by Henry Clapp Sherman (1918)
"CHO Glucose glyceric aldehyde It is also possible that the first product of cleavage of glucose may be pyruvic aldehyde or methyl glyoxal: C6H12O6->- 2 CH, ..."

6. Organic Chemistry for Advanced Students by Julius Berend Cohen (1907)
"A mixture of glyceric aldehyde and dihydroxy ace tone was obtained by Fischer ... Pure glyceric aldehyde was subsequently obtained by Wohl 3 on carefully ..."

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