As nouns the difference between ester and saccharate
is that ester
is ester while saccharate
is a salt or ester of saccharic acid.
(organic chemistry) A compound most often formed by the condensation of an alcohol and an acid, with elimination of water. It contains the functional group carbon-oxygen double bond joined via carbon to another oxygen atom.
* jojoba ester
* silicon ester
A salt or ester of saccharic acid.
A metallic derivative of a sugar, usually with a bivalent metal - especially sucrate (not used systematically)