aldonic acids

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00212
Polyhydroxy acids having the general formula HOCH2[CH(OH)]nC(=O)OH and therefore derived from an @A00213@ by @O04362@ of the @A00208@ function, e.g. d-gluconic acid.
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Source:
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1313 [Terms] [Paper]