Sentence Examples

  • About 20 gallons of lemon juice should yield about 1 0 lb of crystallized citric acid.
  • Citric acid, being tribasic, forms either acid monometallic, acid dimetallic or neutral trimetallic salts; thus, mono-, diand tri-potassium and sodium citrates are known.
  • They are precipitated from their alkaline solutions as cobalt sulphide by sulphuretted hydrogen, but this precipitation is prevented by the presence of citric and tartaric acids; similarly the presence of ammonium salts hinders their precipitation by caustic alkalis.
  • Moulds have been isolated which occasion the formation of citric acid from glucose.
  • Considerable trade is done in agro di limone or lemon extract, which forms the basis of citric acid.

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