Polyhydroxy acids having the general formula HOCH2[CH(OH)]nC(=O)OH and therefore derived from an @A00213@ by @O04362@ of the @A00208@ function, e.g. d-gluconic acid.
Source: PAC, 1995, 67, 1307. (Glossary of class names of organic compounds and reactivity intermediates based on structure (IUPAC Recommendations 1995)) on page 1313 [Terms] [Paper]
Citation: 'aldonic acids' in IUPAC Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 3rd ed. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry; 2006. Online version 3.0.1, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.A00212 RISBibTexEndNote