- of or derived from mucic acid.
Origin of mucic
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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