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Compound Summary for: CID 612

Lactic Acid

Also known as: 2-hydroxypropanoic acid; DL-Lactic acid; 2-hydroxypropionic acid; Milk acid; 50-21-5; lactate; Propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-; Lactovagan
Molecular Formula: C3H6O3   Molecular Weight: 90.07794   InChIKey: JVTAAEKCZFNVCJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A normal intermediate in the fermentation (oxidation, metabolism) of sugar. The concentrated form is used internally to prevent gastrointestinal fermentation. (From Stedman, 26th ed)   From: MeSH
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