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Unlike ethylene glycol, propylene glycol

Organic Chemistry | 8th Edition | ISBN: 9780321768414 | Authors: L.G. Wade Jr ISBN: 9780321768414 33

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Problem 8P

Problem 8P

Unlike ethylene glycol, propylene glycol (propane-1,2-diol) is nontoxic because it oxidizes to a common metabolic intermediate. Give the structures of the biological oxidation products of propylene glycol.

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Solution 8P

                

The biological oxidation of propylene glycol is given below -

Propylene glycol is oxidized into pyruvaldehyde and pyruvic acid; which are biological oxidation products.

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Textbook: Organic Chemistry
Edition: 8
Author: L.G. Wade Jr
ISBN: 9780321768414

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