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Sugar acids are monosaccharides with a carboxyl group.[1]

Main classes of sugar acids include:

ExamplesEdit

Examples of sugar acids include:

 
The β-D form of glucuronic acid

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Robyt, J.F. (1998). Essentials of carbohydrate chemistry. New York: Springer. ISBN 0-387-94951-8.
  2. ^ Davies Michael B.; Austin John; Partridge David A. (1991). Vitamin C: Its Chemistry and Biochemistry. The Royal Society of Chemistry. p. 48. ISBN 0-85186-333-7.

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