tartaric acid


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tartaric acid

 [tahr-tar´ik]
any of several isomers of a dicarboxylic acid found especially in grapes, used in preparing soft drinks and effervescent powders. The salt forms are called tartrates.

tar·tar·ic ac·id

(tar-tar'ik as'id),
Made from crude tartar; a laxative and refrigerant; used in the manufacture of various effervescing powders, tablets, and granules.

tartaric acid

/tar·tar·ic ac·id/ (tahr-tar´ik) any of several isomers of the dicarboxylic acid HOOC(CHOH)2COOH, occurring especially in grapes.

tar·tar·ic ac·id

(tahr-tar'ik as'id)
Laxative and refrigerant; also used to manufacture various effervescing powders, tablets, and granules.

tartaric acid

a compound used in preparing effervescent powders.
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The tables on page 62 show the differences in pH and TA for each pre-fermentation tartaric acid addition treatment following primary fermentation and MLF for our Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon wines in the 2015 vintage year.
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Although Pasteur's work on the asymmetric forms of crystals was a huge achievement in itself, Pasteur was not satisfied with only recognizing that tartaric acid was composed of only one of the oppositely asymmetrical forms present in racemic acid--he wanted to know why.
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The third endothermic peak was associated with the melting of tartaric acid [34].
The tartaric acid is an unusual acid in plant formed from the primary carbohydrate products of photosynthesis.
The tartaric acid acts as inhibitor of the prostatic acid phosphatase.
Apples are also good in tartaric acid that gives tart flavor to them.
Carnipure crystalline is tasteless, whereas Carnipure tartrate has a slightly tart taste owing to the tartaric acid.