ketoaldonic acids

Also contains definition of: ulosonic acids
monosaccharides in which a structure containing a keto group and a carboxylic acid group is in equilibrium with a hemiacetal structure. Specific compounds are named using the -ulosonic acid suffix. E.g. d-arabino-hexulosonic acid:
See also: oxo compounds
PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. 'Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)' on page 1346 (