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date: 13 August 2020

lactic acid 

Source:
The Oxford Companion to Beer
Author(s):
Wolfgang StempflWolfgang Stempfl

(2-hydroxypropanoic acid), also known as milk acid, is a chemical compound that plays a role in several biochemical processes. It was first isolated in 1780 by Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele and is a carboxylic acid with a chemical formula of C... ...

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