malic acid

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mal·ic acid

 (măl′ĭk, mā′lĭk)
A colorless, crystalline compound, C4H6O5, used as a flavoring in foods and beverages. The levorotary form occurs naturally in wine and in many fruits, including apples, cherries, and tomatoes.

[French (acide) malique, from Latin mālum, apple, from Greek mēlon, mālon.]
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malic acid

(ˈmælɪk; ˈmeɪ-)
(Elements & Compounds) a colourless crystalline compound occurring in apples and other fruits. Formula: HOOCCH2CH(OH)COOH
[C18 malic, via French malique from Latin mālum apple]
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mal′ic ac′id

a colorless, crystalline, water-soluble solid, C4H6O5, occurring in apples and other fruits, used to age wine.
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Summary: [170 Pages Report] PH Control Market or Salt Market research report categorizes the global market by Product Type (Acetic Acid, Citric Acid, Malic Acid, Fumaric Acid, Lactic Acid, Tartaric Acid, Succinic Acid, Phosphoric Acid), By Application (Beverages, Convenience Food, Sauces, Dressings, and Condiments, Bakery & Confectionery, Dairy Products, Other Applications), By Function (Flavoring Agent, Preservative, Chelating agent, Buffer, Gelling Agent, Coagulating Agent), By Form (Dry, Liquid), & by Region (North America, Latin America, Europe, Japan, APEJ, MEA).
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Additionally, it also contains a large amount of malic acid which has numerous benefits including weight loss, increased energy levels, better digestion, the ability to detox the body and it can even help people suffering from gallstones.
Major beverage acidulants include acetic acid, fumaric acid, citric acid, malic acid, phosphoric acid, lactic acid, and tartaric acid.
Nitrogen stress resulted in higher accumulations of organic acids (citric acid, malic acid, L-ascorbic acid, oxalic acid and aminobutyric acid) compared to the normal plants.
Among the parameters most used to define fruit quality are size, shape, weight, color and chemical substances such as acidity, TSS ([degrees] Brix), TTA (% malic acid), sugar content and some volatile compounds associated with the secondary metabolism that determine aroma, parameters that also serve to determine the quality of the final product and control processes (MORAIS et al., 2017; MATIAS et al., 2017; CREMASCO et al., 2016).
Headquartered in Stoney Creek, Ontario, Canada, Bartek is a leader in the production and distribution of malic acid and fumaric acid, specialty products designed to improve flavour profiles, food safety, and profitability in food and beverages, add nutritive benefits while displacing antibiotics in animal nutrition formulations and contribute to the quality, safety and efficacy of industrial applications.
Common analytes measured this way include glucose and fructose, malic acid and acetic acid, to name a few.