Thioglycolic acid sodium (9)
Key Features and Details
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.