- of or derived from mucic acid.
Origin of mucic
Examples from the Web for mucic
Historical Examples of mucic
If heated with strong nitric acid it gives oxalic, and not mucic acid.
Moderately strong nitric acid changes it into mucic, saccharic, tartaric and oxalic acids.
When boiled with nitric acid, it is oxidized to mucic, saccharic, and oxalic acids.The Chemistry of Plant Life
Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher