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A salt or ester of periodic acid.
- ‘Hydroxy groups on carbohydrates can be converted to aldehydes through periodate oxidation.’
- ‘The major dissolved proteins detected in this study were determined to be glycosylated, based on the detection of an aldehyde group formed by the periodate oxidation of the electrophoretically separated dissolved proteins.’
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