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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Pectic acid is the main component and calcium hydroxide plays an important role as well and the proposed process is effective for other bioadsorbent preparation and makes contaminated water useful for different purposes.
galacturonic acid and pectic acid as well as polygalacturonic acid and pectin itself (Maldonado and Navarro, 1986).