lactobionic acid

lac·​to·​bi·​on·​ic acid | \ ¦laktō(ˌ)biˌ¦änik- \

Definition of lactobionic acid

: a syrupy acid C11H21O10COOH obtained by oxidation of lactose

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History and Etymology for lactobionic acid

International Scientific Vocabulary lactobiose lactose (from lact- + biose) + -onic

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“Lactobionic acid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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