Sentence Examples

  • They yield mucic and oxalic acids when treated with nitric acid.
  • Moderately strong nitric acid changes it into mucic, saccharic, tartaric and oxalic acids.
  • Sulphuric acid converts it into l-arabinose; and nitric acid oxidizes it to oxalic acid (without the intermediate formation of mucic acid as in the case of gum arable).
  • Linseed does not give the latter reaction; by treatment with boiling nitric acid it yields mucic and oxalic acids.
  • MUCIC ACID, C6H1008 or Hooc. (Choh) 4.

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