Thioglycolic acid protects tryptophan in amino acid analysis,and also mediates formation of ATP from ADP. It lowers the oxidation-reduction potential and neutralises mercurial preservatives. An inhibitor of fatty acid oxidation. An agent that prevents the metabolism of fatty acids and stimulates feeding. The sodium salt form is typically used in production of bacteriological culture media.
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|Alternate Names||Mercaptoacetic acid sodium salt; Thioglycolic acid sodium salt; Sodium thioglycolate|
|Base Catalog Number||102933|
|Beilstein Registry Number||4569109|
|Melting Point||> 300 °C (572 °F)(Lit.)|
|Personal Protective Equipment||Dust mask, Eyeshields, Gloves|
|Solubility||Soluble in water (100 mg/ml - clear to slightly hazy, colorless to slight pinkish solution). Slightly soluble in alcohol|
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|Vapor Pressure||0 (Lit.)|