Seven-carbon sugar, whose phosphate derivatives are involved in the pentose phosphate pathway and the Calvin-Benson cycle.
Sedoheptulose or D-``altro``-heptulose is a ketoheptose — a monosaccharide with seven carbon atoms and a ketone functional group. It is one of the few heptoses found in nature. ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sedoheptulose
<biochemistry> Seven carbon sugar, whose phosphate derivatives are involved in the pentose phosphate pathway and the Calvin Benson cycle. ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
Type: Term Pronunciation: sē′dō-hep′tyū-lōs Definitions: 1. A 2-ketoheptulose formed metabolically in the pentose monophosphate pathway as the 7-phosphate by condensation of d-xylulose 5-phosphate and d-ribose 5-phosphate, splitting out d-glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate; the unphosphorylated sugar is found naturally in Se...Found on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=80565
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