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  Tartaric Acid: Free Encyclopedia Articles at Questia.com Online Library
Tartaric acids can be synthesized from maleic acids or fumaric acids by reaction with aqueous potassium permanganate.
Tartaric acid is used chiefly in the form of its salts, e.g., cream of tartar and Rochelle salt.
Fumaric acid is used as a substitute for tartaric acid in beverages and baking powder.
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 prodotto engl
Tartaric Acid was isolated for the first time in 1769 by Carl Scheele, a swedish chemist, under the form of acid potassium tartrate, from the solid residue of grape fermentation.
Tartaric Acid is also present in the form of a salt in many vegetables and their juices.
These is the identity of Tartaric Acid, whose peculiar characteristics point out, for the link between the different atoms and their orientation in space, the existence of two different types: the natural one, said "dextro tartaric", and the synthetic one.
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 Properties of tartaric acid...
Interestingly, I have found that tartaric acid is also elevated in urine samples of adults with the disorder fibromyalgia, a debilitating disease associated with muscle and joint pain, depression, foggy thinking, and chronic fatigue.
Tartaric acid is a byproduct of the wine industry since a tremendous amount of tartaric acid sludge has to be removed from the wine after yeast fermentation of the grape juice.
Tartaric acid inhibits the enzyme fumarase (10) which is important in the function of the Krebs cycle, the biochemical process that produces most of the body's energy.
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 U.S. FDA/CFSAN: Agency Response Letter: GRAS Notice No. GRN 000187
L (+) tartaric acid (alternative method) is produced by the conversion of maleic anhydride to tartaric acid through the enzymatic action of the enzyme cis-epoxisuccinate hydrolase, contained in immobilized R.
Because the notifiers' L (+) tartaric acid will substitute for the uses of tartaric acid prepared as described in 21 CFR 184.1099, total daily intake of tartaric acid is not expected to change from the current level.
L (+) tartaric acid (alternative method) is chemically identical to tartaric acid affirmed as GRAS in 21 CFR 184.1099, and meets the specifications for tartaric acid in the Food Chemical Codex (FCC), 5th ed., 2003.
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 Process for producing tartaric acid from a raw material containing potassium hydrogentartrate - Patent 6534678
Tartaric acid has the empirical formula H.sub.6 C.sub.4 O.sub.6, potassium hydrogentartrate is KH.sub.5 C.sub.4 O.sub.6 and dipotassium tartrate is K.sub.2 H.sub.4 C.sub.4 O.sub.4.
If a highly purified tartaric acid is desired, the solution of line 28 is also passed through an anion exchanger 30, which in the initial state is loaded with tartaric acid.
For removing the potassium ions the decolorized solution is passed over a strongly acid cation exchanger 26 and there is obtained a purified aqueous tartaric acid solution, which is suited for concentration, evaporation and crystallization in a manner known per se.
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 tartaric acid - Encyclopedia.com
tartaric acid HO H, white crystalline dicarboxylic acid.
Tartaric acid is found in many plants, e.g., grapes; this natural acid is chiefly the dextrorotatory d -tartaric acid, called also d -2,3-dihydroxysuccinic acid or l -2,3-dihydroxybutanedioic acid.
Tartaric acid is a widely used organic acid, and...
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 newsobserver.com | Wine nerds pursue tartaric acid
Scientists from UC Davis and the University of Adelaide in Australia teamed up in the past few years to zero in on one compound that most influences a wine's taste and feel in the mouth, its color and its longevity in the bottle: tartaric acid.
Getting a better handle on how grapes make tartaric acid will help vintners make a crisper sauvignon blanc or avoid producing a soapy Semillon, said Doug Cook, a plant biologist at UC Davis whose work on the grape genome provided the foundation for the discovery.
Their investigation revealed that wild grapes lacking the gene also lack tartaric acid and contain more vitamin C. Blocking the conversion of vitamin C to tartaric acid could boost the vitamin C content in the grape.
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 tartaric acid — FactMonster.com
Tartaric acids can be synthesized from maleic acids or
Tartaric acid is used chiefly in the form of its salts, e.g.,
tartar - tartar tartar or argol, impure potassium hydrogen tartrate deposited as a crust in fermenting...
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  Tartaric Acid - LoveToKnow 1911
For the preparation of the acid the crude argol is boiled with hydrochloric acid and afterwards precipitated as calcium tartrate by boiling with milk of lime, the calcium salt being afterwards decomposed by sulphuric acid.
and by the oxidation of mannite, dulcite, inulin, andc., with nitric acid.
Tartaric acid as used in medicine is derived from potassium acid tartrate.
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  Tartaric acid
Tartaric acid is a chiral compound, meaning that it occurs in multiple three-dimensional forms, or isomers.
Tartaric acid was first isolated from potassium tartrate, known to the ancients as tartar, in 1769 by the Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele.
Tartaric acid is a muscle toxin, which works by inhibiting the production of malic acid, and in high doses causes paralysis and death.
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 tartaric acid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
The dextro- and levo- forms are optically active; the meso- form is optically inactive, as is racemic acid, a mixture of equal parts of the dextro- and levo- forms.
Tartaric acids can be synthesized from maleic acids or fumaric acids by reaction with aqueous potassium permanganate.
Tartaric acid is used chiefly in the form of its salts, e.g., cream of tartar and Rochelle salt.
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 Spartanburg SC | GoUpstate.com | Spartanburg Herald-Journal   (Site not responding. Last check: )
As a food additive, tartaric acid is used as an antioxidant with E number E334, tartrates are other additives serving as antioxidants or emulsifiers.
Tartaric acid may be most immediately recognizable to wine drinkers as the source of "wine diamonds," the small potassium bitartrate crystals that sometimes form spontaneously on the cork.
In the mouth, tartaric acid provides some of the tartness that is currently out of fashion in the wine world, although citric and malic acids also play a role.
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 tartaric acid packaging australia, tartaric acid packaging europe, tartaric acid packaging south africa, tartaric acid ...
Tartaric Acid is an organic acid, the chemical formula of which may be dextrorotatory and/or levorotatory: in nature it is dextrorotatory only.
Tartaric acid is used to adjust the acidity of wine in order to enhance its pallet appeal.
Tartaric acid is found naturally in grapes used in winemaking and the commercially derived tartaric acid (L+) is also originally derived from this source.
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 Ingredients -- Tartaric acid   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Tartaric acid is used as a flavoring agent in foods to make them taste sour.
The potassium salt of tartaric acid (potassium bitartrate or potassium hydrogen tartrate) is weakly acidic, and is known as "cream of tartar".
Since it is a dry acid, cream of tartar is used in baking powders (along with sodium bicarbonate) to produce carbon dioxide gas when water is added.
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 Tartaric - definition from Biology-Online.org
Of or pertaining to Tartary in asia, or the tartars.
An acid widely diffused throughout the vegetable kingdom, as in grapes, mountain-ash berries, etc, and obtained from tartar as a white crystalline substance, C2H2(OH)2.(CO2H)2, having a strong pure acid taste.
By extension, any one of the series of isomeric acids (racemic acid, levotartaric acid, inactive tartaric acid) of which tartaric acid proper is the type.
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 tartaric acid - OneLook Dictionary Search
TARTARIC ACID : 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
Tartaric acid : Biological Sciences Dictionary [home, info]
Tartaric Acid : Beauty & Health Glossary [home, info]
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 D(1) - Tartaric Acid | D-tartaric Acid | D-tartaric Acid diethyl ester--Wenzhou Longwan Tartaric Acid Factory
D-tartaric Acid diethyl ester--Wenzhou Longwan Tartaric Acid Factory
Located at Yao Xi Scenery Resort, Wenzhou City, Zhejiang Province, Wenzhou City Long Wan Tartaric Acid Factory has transport facilities, being four kilometers from Long Wan 10000-ton wharf, eight kilometers from Wenzhou Airport, twenty kilometers from Wenzhou Railway Station.
Our factory specially produces series of tartaric Acid products, among which the output of left handed tartaric Acid fairly largest in our country.
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