GLUTARIC ACID, Or [[Normal Pyrotartaric Acid, Ho 2 C Ch 2 Ch 2 Ch 2 Co 2 H]], an organic acid prepared by the reduction of a-oxyglutaric acid with hydriodic acid, by reducing glutaconic acid, HO 2 C CH 2 CH: CH.
CH 2 CO 2 C 2 H 5, from which glutaric acid is obtained by hydrolysis.
On the alkyl glutaric acids, see C. Hell (Ber., 1889, 22, pp. 48, 60), C. A.
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