pectic acid

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d-ga·lac·tu·ron·ic ac·id

(gă-lak-tūr-on'ik as'id),
The d-isomer is an oxidation product of d-galactose, in which the 6-CH2OH group has become a -COOH group; occurs in many natural products (for example, pectins) and cell walls.
Synonym(s): pectic acid

pectic acid

(pĕk′tĭk)
n.
Any of several transparent gelatinous acids that are insoluble in water and are formed by partial or complete hydrolysis of certain esters of pectin.

pectic acid

C17H24O16, an acid derived from pectin by hydrolyzing its methyl ester group.
See also: acid
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Papermakers are continuously searching for better ways to overcome the problems related to accumulation of pitch and polygalacturonic acids (pectins) in process waters.