Polyhydroxy dicarboxylic acids having the general formula HOC(=O)[CH(OH)]nC(=O)OH, formally derived from an @A00213@ by @O04362@ of both terminal carbon atoms to carboxyl groups.
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Citation: 'aldaric acids' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00206 RISBibTexEndNote