Glucaric acid

Glucaric acid

(Science: chemical) D-glucaric acid. A sugar acid derived from d-glucose in which both the aldehydic carbon atom and the carbon atom bearing the primary hydroxyl group are oxidised to carboxylic acid groups.

chemical name: glucaric acid

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