Definitions for saccharic acid
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a white dicarboxylic acid formed from oxidation of sugar or starch
The aldaric acid derived from glucose
Saccharic acid, also called glucaric acid, is a chemical compound with the formula C6H10O8. It is derived by oxidizing a sugar such as glucose with nitric acid. The salts of saccharic acid are called saccharates.
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