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

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  • hexose — [ ɛgzoz ] n. m. • 1890; de hex(a) et 1. ose ♦ Biochim. Sucre non hydrolysable possédant dans sa molécule six atomes de carbone (ex. galactose, glucose, fructose). ● hexose nom masculin Nom générique des oses C6H12O6, dérivant de l hexane.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Hexose — Hex ose, n. [Hexa + ose.] (Chem.) Any member of a group of sugars containing six carbon atoms in the molecule. Some are widely distributed in nature, esp. in ripe fruits. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hexose — hexose. См. гексоза. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • hexose — [hek′sōs΄] n. [ HEX(A) + OSE1] any monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms in each molecule, as dextrose or fructose …   English World dictionary

  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • hexose — A monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms in the molecule (C6H12O6); d glucose is the principal h. in nature. * * * hex·ose hek .sōs, .sōz n any monosaccharide (as glucose) containing six carbon atoms in the molecule * * * n. a simple sugar… …   Medical dictionary

  • hexose — n. a simple sugar with six carbon atoms. Hexose sugars are the sugars most frequently found in food. The most important hexose is glucose …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Hexose — Les hexoses sont des oses (monosaccharides) qui comportent 6 atomes de carbone. Ils ont tous la même formule brute C6H12O6. Ils possèdent tous un groupement carbonyle : soit une fonction aldéhyde en position 1 (aldohexoses) soit une fonction …   Wikipédia en Français

  • hexose — noun A sugar or saccharide containing six carbon atoms. Glucose is a common hexose …   Wiktionary

  • hexose — heksozė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Monosacharidas, kurio pagrindinė grandinė susideda iš šešių C atomų. atitikmenys: angl. hexose rus. гексоза …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hexose phosphate — n a phosphoric derivative of a hexose (as glucose phosphate) of which two types have been found in living tissues as intermediates of carbohydrate metabolism: a) HEXOSE MONOPHOSPHATE b) HEXOSE DIPHOSPHATE …   Medical dictionary

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