hexose

Monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms, eg. glucose, galactose, mannose.

Hexose

In organic chemistry, a hexose is a monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, having the chemical formula C6H12O6. Hexoses are classified by functional group, with aldohexoses having an aldehyde at position 1, and ketohexoses having a ketone at position 2. ==Aldohexoses== The aldohexoses have four chiral centres for a total of 16 possible aldohexose s...
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Hexose

• (n.) Any member of a group of sugars containing six carbon atoms in the molecule. Some are widely distributed in nature, esp. in ripe fruits.
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hexose

(hek┬┤sōs) a monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms in a molecule. hexose monophosphate an ester of glucose with phosphoric acid that aids in the absorption of sugars and is important in carbohydrate metabolism.
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Hexose

Hex'ose noun [ Hexa- + - ose .] (Chemistry) Any member of a group of sugars containing six carbon atoms in the molecule. Some are widely distributed in nature, esp. in ripe fruits.
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hexose

A monosaccharide, or simple sugar, containing six carbon atoms in the molecule (C6H12O6). The hexoses are by far the most abundant simple sugars. Examples include the sugars glucose, fructose, and galactose. Three aldohexoses, d-...
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hexose

Monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms, for example glucose, galactose, mannose. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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hexose

Type: Term Pronunciation: hek′sōs Definitions: 1. A monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms in the molecule (C6H12O6); d-glucose is the principal hexose in nature.
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hexose

[n] - a monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms per molecule
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