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en:glycerol [2013/06/09 19:10] (current)
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 +======Glycerol======
 +A trihydroxy sugar alcohol that is an intermediate in carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. It is used as a solvent, emollient, pharmaceutical agent, and sweetening agent.
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 +{{pubchem>​s_template:​753|Glycerol}}
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 +^MeSH| [[MeSH>​68005990]] |
 +^density|1.26201 g/cm³ (25 ℃)|
 +^m.p.|17.8 ºC|
 +^b.p.|290 ºC|
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 +{{tag>​Solvent}}