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124737 Sigma-Aldrich

Glycolic acid

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym: Hydroxyacetic acid

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Properties

Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Aliphatic Compounds, Allium cepa (Onion), Cell Biology,
grade   ReagentPlus®
InChI Key   AEMRFAOFKBGASW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99%
mp   75-80 °C(lit.)
solubility   H2O: 50 mg/mL clear, colorless

Description

Packaging

12 kg in poly drum

25, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Application

Glycolic acid (Hydroxyacetic acid) has been used in the preparation of PLGA-PEG-PLGA copolymer (PLGA = poly(lactic/glycolic, PEG = polyethylene glycol).

General description

Glycolic acid (Hydroxyacetic acid) is an α-hydroxy acid. Glycolic acid solutions having concentration of 70% and pH range of 0.08 to 2.75 are widely employed as superficial chemical peeling agents. Various oligomers or polymers of lactic and/or glycolic acid (low molecular weight) have been prepared. Glycolic acid can be determined via plant tissue coupled flow injection chemiluminescence biosensors, which can be used both as a plant-tissue based biosensor and chemiluminescence flow sensor.

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