Gluconic acid
Gluconic Glu*con"ic, a. Pertaining to, or derived from, glucose. [1913 Webster]

{Gluconic acid} (Chem.), an organic acid, obtained as a colorless, sirupy liquid, by the oxidation of glucose; -- called also {maltonic acid}, and {dextronic acid}. [1913 Webster]


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  • gluconic acid — [glo͞o kän′ik] n. [ GLUC(OSE) + ON(E) + IC] a crystalline substance, CH2OH(CHOH) 4COOH, prepared by the oxidation of glucose and used in food products and pharmaceuticals, for cleaning metals, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Gluconic acid — D Gluconic acid …   Wikipedia

  • gluconic acid — gliukono rūgštis statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Gliukozės oksidacijos produktas. formulė H(CHOH)₅COOH atitikmenys: angl. dextronic acid; gluconic acid rus. глюконовая кислота …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • gluconic acid — (ˈ)glü|känik noun Etymology: gluconic International Scientific Vocabulary gluc + onic : a crystalline acid HOCH2(CHOH)4COOH that is obtained by oxidation of glucose (as by fermentation with molds), that readily dehydrates to form lactones, and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • gluconic acid — The hexonic (aldonic) acid derived from glucose by oxidation of the –CHO group to –COOH. * * * glu·con·ic acid (.)glü .kän ik n a crystalline acid C6H12O7 obtained by oxidation of glucose and used chiefly in cleaning metals and as the source of… …   Medical dictionary

  • gluconic acid — /glooh kon ik/ a colorless, water soluble acid, C6H12O7, obtained by the oxidation of glucose, used commercially in a 50 percent solution for cleaning metals. Also, glyconic acid, glycogenic acid. [1870 75; trans. of G Glukonsäure; see GLUC ,… …   Universalium

  • gluconic acid — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, irregular from glucose + ic Date: 1871 a crystalline acid C6H12O7 obtained by oxidation of glucose …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gluconic acid — noun An organic compound, CHO, formed by oxidizing the aldehyde functional group of glucose into a carboxylic acid; used as a food additive. Syn: E574, acidity regulator …   Wiktionary

  • gluconic acid — (Chemistry) acid prepared by electrolytic oxidization of glucose (used in the textile industry, foods, and medications) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gluconic acid — glu•con′ic ac′id [[t]gluˈkɒn ɪk[/t]] n. chem. a colorless, water soluble acid, C6H12O7, obtained by the oxidation of glucose, used commercially in a 50 percent solution for cleaning metals • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

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