What is citric?

  • (adj): Of or related to citric acid.

Some articles on citric:

Citrique Belge
... Citrique Belge or Citric Belge, located in Tienen is a Belgian biotech company and one of the biggest producers of citric acid ... The company produces about 100,000 tonnes of citric acid per year ...
Acids In Wine - Citric Acid
... While very common in citrus fruits, such as limes, citric acid is found only in very minute quantities in wine grapes ... The citric acid most commonly found in wine is commercially produced acid supplements derived from fermenting sucrose solutions ... frequently than tartaric and malic due to aggressive citric flavors it can add to the wine ...
Mitochondrial Matrix - Citric Acid Cycle
... The citric acid cycle (or Krebs cycle or TCA cycle) takes place within the mitochondrial matrix ... Prior to the citric acid cycle, pyruvic acid generated from glycolysis is converted into acetyl coenzyme A (acetyl CoA) by losing a carbon dioxide molecule ... It then combines with oxaloacetic acid to form citric acid (a six-carbon molecule) to begin the citric acid cycle ...
Propane-1,2,3-tricarboxylic Acid - Mechanism of The Inhibition of Aconitase
... Citric acid Aconitic acid Isocitric acid Aconitase normally catalyses, via Aconitic acid, the interconversion of citric acid into isocitric acid (see figure above) ... very suited to bind to aconitase as it only lacks the hydroxide group compourd to citric acid ... On the other hand, as the hydroxide group is essential to proceed from citric acid to aconitic acid, the enzyme is not able to complete the reaction ...
Citrique Belge - History
... started searching for the biological production of citric acid ... First they tried by letting random micro-organisms ferment sugar into citric acid ... was acquired by Hoffmann–La Roche and after the acquisition, the production capacity of citric acid was more than doubled ...