Citric acid Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Citric acid.

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308 words, approx. 2 pages
Citric Acid Citric acid is an organic (carbon based) acid found in nearly all citrus fruits, particularly lemons, limes, and grapefruits. It is widely used as a flavoring agent, preservative, and clea... Read more
458 words, approx. 2 pages
Citric Acid Citric acid is an organic acid that is found naturally in plants and animal tissues and fluids. It is a white, crystalline material that is soluble in water. It is a carboxylic acid known ... Read more
970 words, approx. 4 pages
Citric Acid Overview Citric acid (SIT-rik AS-id) is also known as 2-hydroxy-1,2,3-propanetricarboxylic acid and β-hydroxytricarballylic acid. It is a common constituent of plant and animal tiss... Read more
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