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Any of various simple sugars, such as glucose and fructose, that have six carbon atoms per molecule.


(ˈhɛksəʊs; -əʊz)
(Biochemistry) a monosaccharide, such as glucose, that contains six carbon atoms per molecule


(ˈhɛk soʊs)

any of a class of sugars, as glucose and fructose, containing six carbon atoms.
[1890–95; < Greek héx six + -ose2]
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Noun1.hexose - a monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms per molecule
aldohexose - a monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group
ketohexose - a monosaccharide having six carbon atoms and a ketone 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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434, the percentages of hexose in previously MS and SS leaves had increased after the recovery period to around 50% of total sugars, just below that in unstressed plants.
AHCC[R] (Active Hexose Correlated Compound) Black Cumin Seed Oil
One such agent, a hybridized mushroom extract called active hexose correlated compound (AHCC), has been reported to increase survival, decrease the severity of infection, and shorten recovery time in an established experimental model of influenza virus infection (J Nutr.
A positive effect of glucose on cutting rhizogenesis was found if this hexose was supplied during the root induction phase, followed by sucrose in the root formation step, especially for Eucalyptus globulus.
Omega 3s improved cardiovascular markers, decreasing saturated GPC (glycerol phosphocholine) and LPC (lysophosphatidylcholine), and increasing oxidative stress defense factors, nuclear transcription factors, acylcarnitines, hexose, and leucine.
The carbohydrate region of the HSQC spectra were practically identical for compounds 1a/b and 3, the NMR data indicated the presence of two terminal 6-desoxy hexoses, one terminal hexose and two substituted hexoses.
Biological, enzymatic, or microbial hydrolysis commonly involves four biologically-mediated transformations: the production of saccharolytic enzymes (cellulases and hemicellulases); the hydrolysis of carbohydrate components present in pretreated biomass to sugars; the fermentation of hexose sugars (glucose mannose, and galactose); and the fermentation of pentose sugars, xylose and arabinose [3, 4].
Treating cervical cancer cells with Japanese mushroom extract Active Hexose Correlated Compound (AHCC) led to the eradication of human papillomavirus (HPV), as well as a decrease in the rate of tumor growth in vitro and in vivo, in research presented at the Society of Gynecological Oncology 45th Annual Meeting on Women's Cancer in Tampa, FL.
HEXANE, HEXENE, HEXINE, HEXYNE and HEXOSE are 6-carbon compounds.
Washington, March 24 ( ANI ): Researchers have demonstrated that treating cervical cancer cells with Japanese mushroom extract active hexose correlated compound (AHCC) led to the eradication of HPV, human papillomavirus (HPV).
A molecular ion at m/z 341 had a constant neutral loss (CNL) of 162 Da, which corresponds to the loss of a hexose moiety (glucose, galactose, or fructose) linked to the rest of the molecule by an O-glycosidic bond.
G6PD plays a role in the hexose monophosphate shunt (HMS) pathway, which regenerates nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide phosphate (NADPH).