Sentence Examples


  • It also yields, by the so-called mucous fermentation, a mucous, gummy mass, mixed with mannitol and lactic acid.
  • The starting point was ordinary(d)mannite (mannitol),C 6 H 14 0 61 a naturally occurring hexahydric alcohol, which only differed from a-acritol, the alcohol obtained by reducing a-acrose, with regard to optical activity.
  • The ketone is also obtained when Bertrand's sorbose bacterium acts on glycerol; this medium also acts on other alcohols to yield ketoses; for example: erythrite gives erythrulose, arabite arabinulose, mannitol fructose, &c.
  • The micro-organism splits up the laevulose in the must, forming mannitol and different acids, particularly volatile acid.
  • It would appear from the researches of the author and others that the mannitol ferment is more generally present in wines than is supposed to be the case.

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