from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The dialdehyde ethanedial derived from ethylene glycol; it is used in the preparation of modified starch for the paper industry.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A white, amorphous, deliquescent powder, (CO.H)2, obtained by the partial oxidation of glycol. It is a double aldehyde, between glycol and oxalic acid.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A white, amorphous, deliquescent solid (CHO.CHO), soluble in water and alcohol. It is an aldehyde of oxalic acid.


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  • MVK will further react to give methyl glyoxal, which is also a product of the photooxidation of alkylated benzenes like toluene and xylene.


  • It forms a significant amount of methyl glyoxal, and that was what I was looking for.

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  • The next one is methyl glyoxal, with a single added methyl group: H(C=O)(C=O)CH3.

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  • Methyl glyoxal photolyzes like crazy, and it turned out to be the powerful radical source in the toluene system when we were earlier studying toluene.


  • The resins most commonly used for these purposes are urea, glyoxal, carbonate, and melamine formaldehyde compounds.


  • During mycobacterial infection of macrophages, the cellular levels of methyl glyoxal (MG) [a physiological product of various metabolic pathways] [29], are elevated.

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  • Thornalley PJ (2008) Protein and nucleotide damage by glyoxal and methylglyoxal in physiological systems - role in ageing and disease.

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  • Concomitantly, inactivation of oppD was associated with lowered levels of methyl glyoxal in infected macrophages and reduced apoptosis-inducing ability of the mutant.

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  • Methyl glyoxal (MG) levels in M. tuberculosis H37Rv and OppD-KO

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  • DDD Limited, the medicine's licence holder, is carrying out the precautionary recall due to the presence of very small amounts of a contaminant, glyoxal, in the product.

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