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Chemical structure of glycerol, also known as glycerine and propane-1,2,3-triol

Glycerol is an alcohol often used in the lab to avoid freezing and increase the density of liquids. Its standardised IUPAC name is propane-1,2,3-triol. It is also often referred to as glycerine or glycerin.


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