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methylglyoxal


methylglyoxal

noun meth·yl·gly·ox·al \-glī-ˈäk-sal\

Definition of METHYLGLYOXAL

:  a yellow pungent volatile oil C3H4O2 that polymerizes readily and is formed as an intermediate in the metabolism or fermentation of carbohydrates and lactic acid—called also pyruvaldehyde
February 28, 2015
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