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Gluconic acid

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Gluconic acid is an organic compound with molecular formula C6H12O7 and condensed structural formula HOCH2(CHOH)4COOH. [1]

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Acidity regulator

Acidity regulators, or pH control agents, are food additives used to change or maintain pH (acidity or basicity).

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Aluminium or aluminum is a chemical element with symbol Al and atomic number 13.

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Anemia is a decrease in the total amount of red blood cells (RBCs) or hemoglobin in the blood, or a lowered ability of the blood to carry oxygen.

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Calcium is a chemical element with symbol Ca and atomic number 20.

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Calcium gluconate

Calcium gluconate is a mineral supplement and medication.

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Carbon (from carbo "coal") is a chemical element with symbol C and atomic number 6.

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Chelation is a type of bonding of ions and molecules to metal ions.

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Chemical formula

A chemical formula is a way of presenting information about the chemical proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound or molecule, using chemical element symbols, numbers, and sometimes also other symbols, such as parentheses, dashes, brackets, commas and plus (+) and minus (−) signs.

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Chemical structure

A chemical structure determination includes a chemist's specifying the molecular geometry and, when feasible and necessary, the electronic structure of the target molecule or other solid.

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Cleaning agent

Cleaning agents are substances (usually liquids, powders, sprays, or granules) used to remove dirt, including dust, stains, bad smells, and clutter on surfaces.

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In chemistry, an ester is a chemical compound derived from an acid (organic or inorganic) in which at least one –OH (hydroxyl) group is replaced by an –O–alkyl (alkoxy) group.

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Fermentation is a metabolic process that consumes sugar in the absence of oxygen.

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Food additive

Food additives are substances added to food to preserve flavor or enhance its taste, appearance, or other qualities.

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In botany, a fruit is the seed-bearing structure in flowering plants (also known as angiosperms) formed from the ovary after flowering.

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Glucono delta-lactone

Glucono delta-lactone (GDL), also known as gluconolactone, is a food additive with the E number E575 used as a sequestrant, an acidifier, or a curing, pickling, or leavening agent.

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Glucose is a simple sugar with the molecular formula C6H12O6.

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Honey is a sweet, viscous food substance produced by bees and some related insects.

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Horace Terhune Herrick

Horace Terhune Herrick, (April 22, 1887 – October 8, 1948) was a scientist, and director of the North Regional Research Laboratory of the United States Department of Agriculture.

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Hydrofluoric acid

Hydrofluoric acid is a solution of hydrogen fluoride (HF) in water.

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Hydrogen is a chemical element with symbol H and atomic number 1.

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Hydroxy group

A hydroxy or hydroxyl group is the entity with the formula OH.

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Intramuscular injection

Intramuscular (also IM or im) injection is the injection of a substance directly into muscle.

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Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.

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Iron(II) gluconate

Iron(II) gluconate, or ferrous gluconate, is a black compound often used as an iron supplement.

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Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease affecting humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganisms) belonging to the Plasmodium type.

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Neutering, from the Latin neuter ('of neither sex'), is the removal of an animal's reproductive organ, either all of it or a considerably large part.

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Organic compound

In chemistry, an organic compound is generally any chemical compound that contains carbon.

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Oxygen is a chemical element with symbol O and atomic number 8.

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In chemistry, pH is a logarithmic scale used to specify the acidity or basicity of an aqueous solution.

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Redox (short for reduction–oxidation reaction) (pronunciation: or) is a chemical reaction in which the oxidation states of atoms are changed.

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Salt (chemistry)

In chemistry, a salt is an ionic compound that can be formed by the neutralization reaction of an acid and a base.

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In stereochemistry, stereoisomers are isomeric molecules that have the same molecular formula and sequence of bonded atoms (constitution), but differ in the three-dimensional orientations of their atoms in space.

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Structural formula

The structural formula of a chemical compound is a graphic representation of the molecular structure, showing how the atoms are arranged.

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Time (magazine)

Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.

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Wine is an alcoholic beverage made from grapes fermented without the addition of sugars, acids, enzymes, water, or other nutrients.

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Zinc gluconate

Zinc gluconate is the zinc salt of gluconic acid.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gluconic_acid

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