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- adjective organic chemistry Of or pertaining to
glyoxylic acidor its derivatives
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Among the biologically significant reactions the stereochemistry of which has been clarified is the synthesis of steroids from mevalonic acid via squalene and the condensations of acetate with glyoxylic acid to malic acid and with oxalylacetic acid to citric acid.
Add glyoxylic acid solution and run in concentrated sulphuric acid.