monosaccharide

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monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group aldohexose
monosaccharide sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is hemiacetal aldose
essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain carbohydrate , saccharide , sugar
any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis disaccharide
monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy glucose
monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms per molecule hexose
monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone group ketohexose
any monosaccharide sugar that contains a ketone group or its hemiacetal ketose
any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis oligosaccharide
any monosaccharide sugar containing five atoms of carbon per molecule pentose
any of a class of carbohydrates whose molecules contain chains of monosaccharide molecules polyose , polysaccharide
any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield four monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis tetrasaccharide
any monosaccharide sugar containing four atoms of carbon per molecule tetrose
any monosaccharide sugar containing three atoms of carbon per molecule triose
any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield three monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis trisaccharide
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