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Saccharic acid

Saccharic acid
IUPAC name (2S,3S,4S,5R)-2,3,4,5-tetrahydroxyhexanedioic acid
Other names Glucaric acid
CAS number
PubChem 33037
Molecular formula C6H10O8
Molar mass 210.1388
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox disclaimer and references

Saccharic acid, also called glucaric acid, is a chemical compound with the formula C6H10O8. It is derived by oxidizing a sugar such as glucose with nitric acid.[1]


  1. ^ Saccharic acid at Merriam-Webster's Medical Dictionary
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