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Compound Summary for: CID 753

Glycerol

Also known as: glycerin; 1,2,3-Propanetriol; Glycerine; Glyceritol; Glycyl alcohol; Trihydroxypropane; Propanetriol; Osmoglyn
Molecular Formula: C3H8O3   Molecular Weight: 92.09382   InChIKey: PEDCQBHIVMGVHV-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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.   From: MeSH
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