aldobionic acid

noun
al·​do·​bi·​on·​ic acid | \ ¦al-(ˌ)dō-ˌbī-¦ä-nik- \

Definition of aldobionic acid

: an aldonic acid (as lactobionic acid) formed by simple oxidation of a reducing disaccharide (as lactose)

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First Known Use of aldobionic acid

1950, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aldobionic acid

blend of aldonic and bi- (two)

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“Aldobionic acid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aldobionic%20acid. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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