Glucoascorbic acid

Glucoascorbic acid

3-Keto-d-glucoheptonofuranolactone;a compound resembling ascorbic acid but with an additional -CHOH-between C-5 and C-6 of ascorbic acid; shows toxic effects on addition to diet which apparently are not caused by ascorbic acid antagonism.

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