Glyceric acid

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Glyceric acid[1]
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Names
IUPAC name
2,3-Dihydroxypropanoic acid
Other names
Glycerate
Identifiers
473-81-4 YesY
ChemSpider 732 N
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 752
Properties
C3H6O4
Molar mass 106.08 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Glyceric acid is a natural three-carbon sugar acid. Salts and esters of glyceric acid are known as glycerates.

Biochemistry[edit]

Several phosphate derivatives of glyceric acid, including 2-phosphoglyceric acid, 3-phosphoglyceric acid, 2,3-bisphosphoglyceric acid, and 1,3-bisphosphoglyceric acid, are important biochemical intermediates in Glycolysis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merck Index, 11th Edition, 4378.