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  1. saccharic acid(noun)

    a white dicarboxylic acid formed from oxidation of sugar or starch

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  1. saccharic acid(Noun)

    The aldaric acid derived from glucose

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  1. Saccharic acid

    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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