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 (ăl′dōs′, -dōz′)
Any of a class of monosaccharide sugars containing an aldehyde group.


(ˈældəʊs; -dəʊz)
(Elements & Compounds) a sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is a hemiacetal
[C20: from ald(ehyde) + -ose2]


(ˈæl doʊs)

a sugar containing the aldehyde group or its equivalent.
[1890–95; ald (ehyde) + -ose2]
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Noun1.aldose - a monosaccharide sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is hemiacetal
aldohexose - a monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group
monosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugar - a sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars; the simplest group of carbohydrates
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Previous investigations on this plant resulted in isolation of irregular triterpenes, perdione and perovskone, and a large amount of tanshinones with their reported biological activities including effects on cardiac function [14-16], aldose reductase inhibition [17], anti-oxidant [18,19], cytotoxic [20], binding activities with the benzodiazepine receptor [21], and apoptosis induction [22].
Salacia has also been found to inhibit aldose reductase, an enzyme normally present in the eye and in other parts of the body that facilitates the transformation of glucose into a sugar alcohol called sorbitol.
Hinton CL, Macara T The determination of aldose sugars by means Of chloramine-T, with special reference to the analysis of milk products.
Higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with DR because of potential involvement of blood viscosity, altered platelet function, aldose reductase activity and vasoproliferative parameters e.
The major metabolic changes occurring at the cellular level are: increased aldose reductase activity (polyol-sorbitol pathway], diacylglycerol--protein kinase C activation [6] (myo-inositol pathway], the hexosamine activation pathway and formation of advanced glycation end products (AGEs].
One of the pathogenesis mechanism is aldose reductase initiated accumulation of sorbitol leading to selective degeneration of mural cells in the retinal capillaries.
Structures and aldose reductase inhibitory effects of bromophenols from the red alga Symphyocladia latiuscula.
dorsalis MAG/ED transcriptome, aldose reductase unigenes, 6-phosphofructo kinase, fructose-1, 6-bisphosphatase, and fructose 1,6 bisphosphate-aldolase were identified (Wei et al.
1: Reactions in the model containing AKR7A2 in the Gene-Protein-Reaction rules Reaction IDs are those from Recon 2 Reaction ID Reaction name ALR2 Aldose reductase (methylglyosal) ALR3 Aldose reductase (acetol) SBTR D-sorbitol reductase ARABR Arabinose reductase LALDO2x D-Lactaldehyde:NAD+ 1-oxidoreductase PPDOx Propane-1,2-diol:NAD+ 1-oxidoreductase Reaction ID GPR rule GPR rule (gene ID) ALR2 (8574.
Identification of phenolic compounds isolated from pigmented rices and their aldose reductase inhibitory activities.