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What is the chemical formula of citric acid ?

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Asked by raghav raman, 10 Feb 10:46 am
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The chemical formula of citric acid, a weak organic acid, is CsixHeightOseven.',

Citric acid is a weak organic acid found in citrus fruits. It is a natural preservative and is also used to add an acidic sour taste to foods and soft drinks.In biochemistry, it is important as an intermediate in the citric acid cycle and therefore occurs in the metabolism of almost all living things.

It also serves as an environmentally benign cleaning agent and acts as an antioxidant. Citric acid exists in a variety of fruits and vegetables, but it is most concentrated in lemons and limes, where it can comprise as much as eight percent of the dry weight of the fruit.

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Answered by Karan, 10 Feb 01:42 pm

 
  
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Answered by ijaz, 10 Feb 11:00 am

 
  
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Answered by Apocalypso, 10 Feb 10:48 am

 
  
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Answered by Mangesh Talekar, 10 Feb 10:47 am

 
  
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