: a crystalline acid C6H12O7 obtained by oxidation of glucose
Examples of gluconic acid in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebAnother enzyme goes to work — glucose oxidase — which converts some of the glucose into gluconic acid that will help preserve the honey.
Berly Mccoy, Smithsonian Magazine, 25 Oct. 2021 Instead of gluconolactone, for example, the ingredient may be listed as gluconic acid, zinc gluconate, or copper gluconate.
Sarah Jacoby, SELF, 2 Aug. 2019
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