Ester vs Saccharate - What's the difference?

ester | saccharate |


As nouns the difference between ester and saccharate

is that ester is ester while saccharate is a salt or ester of saccharic acid.

ester

English

(wikipedia ester)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (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.
  • Derived terms

    * esterification * esterify * jojoba ester * silicon ester

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    saccharate

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A salt or ester of saccharic acid.
  • A metallic derivative of a sugar, usually with a bivalent metal - especially sucrate (not used systematically)