gluconic acid


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gluconic acid

[glü′kän·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
C6H12O7 A crystalline acid obtained from glucose by oxidation; used in cleaning metals.
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Furthermore, we have no clear explanation for the changes in other metabolites, such as citramalic, adipic acid, gluconic acid lactone, or glyceric acid, although the last 2 metabolites (which are products of glucose and glycerol oxidation, respectively) may represent artifacts resulting from the high temperatures reached during gas chromatography.
The permeabilization process has been a tool used by different authors to improve the production of sorbitol and gluconic acid (SILVEIRA; JONAS, 2002).
This result indicates that the glucose of about 25% was reacted, while gluconic acid was produced with GOD and glucose.
The glucose sensor described in this paper used the oxygen-consuming enzymatic conversion of glucose to gluconic acid, as shown in the following equation:
The simulation considered was the fermentation of glucose to gluconic acid (Rai and Constantinides, 1973; Ghose and Ghosh, 1976).
Honey's anti-bacterial properties are thought to be due to its high sugar content, low moisture content, gluconic acid content which creates an acidic environment, and the presence of hydrogen peroxide.
The transformation would create a residue called gluconic acid, a benign by-product that will exit the body naturally.
ADM manufactured citric and gluconic acid products for the food and soft drinks industry at its factory at Ringaskiddy in Cork.
Purac produces a full line of minerals, which are derived from natural L(+) lactic acid and/or gluconic acid," she said adding, "Our calcium, magnesium, zinc, potassium, iron, copper and manganese are GMO-free, Kosher certified, allergen-free, highly soluble and bioavailable.
In a solution containing glucose, the enzyme converts that sugar to gluconic acid, increasing the acidity of the polymer.
Peaks of substances, namely lactic acid, gluconic acid, and dihydrophosphate, appearing in a culture broth after 5 days of incubation of Penicillium-like fungi are demonstrated in Fig.
CSM nv, a Dutch multinational, active in the production and sales of food ingredients and confectionery have completed the acquisition of the gluconic acid derivatives business of the AVEBE subsidiary, Glucona.