[TIPS] History, Uses, & Natural Resources Acid Malate

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[TIPS] History, Uses, & Natural Resources Acid Malate
Malic acid is a natural compound found in many fruits.

Malic acid has many functions, one of which is for food flavorings.

History of Malate Acid 

Malic acid was found in 1785 by Carl Wilhelm Scheele in his experiments with apple juice.

Malate word comes from the Latin "malum" meaning apple. Name of malic acid was first proposed in 1789.

Use of Malate Acid in Food

Malic acid is often used in many foods, especially sweets so it becomes very sour or bitter. Grapes (wine) is also given additional malic acid to give a sour taste.

Malate Acid use in Dentistry

Malic acid is often used by dentists to clean teeth enamel before drilled and patched.

Natural sources of acid Malate

Malic acid is found naturally in fruits, such as grapes, apple green, and the fruit has a sour taste, especially those that are still raw.

Malate Acid Chemical formula

Malic acid is a carboxylic acid type. These acids have a chain of basic compounds that include carbon atoms bonded to an oxygen atom double bonds and hydroxide compounds.

Malic acid is an organic compound with the chemical formula HO2CCH2CHOHCO2H.