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ga·lac·tose

 (gə-lăk′tōs′)
n.
A monosaccharide, C6H12O6, commonly occurring in lactose and in certain pectins, gums, and mucilages.

galactose

(ɡəˈlæktəʊz; -əʊs)
n
(Biochemistry) a white water-soluble monosaccharide found in lactose. Formula: C6H12O6

ga•lac•tose

(gəˈlæk toʊs)

n.
a white sugar, C6H12O6, obtained from milk sugar and vegetable mucilage.
[1865–70; < Greek galakt-]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.galactose - a simple sugar found in lactose
saccharose, sucrose - a complex carbohydrate found in many plants and used as a sweetening agent
Translations
galactosa
galaktose
galaktose
galaktos

ga·lac·tose

n. galactosa, monosacárido derivado de la lactosa por acción de una enzima o un ácido mineral;
___ cataractcatarata de ___.

galactose

n galactosa
References in periodicals archive ?
Depending on the chemical class, sulfated galactans (Rhodophyta) (Kloareg & Quatrano, 1988; Mourao, 2015), fucans or fucoidan (Ochrophyta) (Athukorala, Jung, Vasanthan, & Jeon, 2006) and sulfated heteropolysaccharides (Chlorophyta) (Wang, Wang, Wu & Liu, 2014) are the main polymeric identities of the SPs playing regulatory roles of the algae (Kloareg & Quatrano, 1988).
The total carbohydrate fraction termed holocellulose (cellulose plus hemicellulose), involves the cellulose fraction; whereas, other sugars (xylans, galactans, mannans and arabinans) represent the hemicellulose fraction (KLOCK et al.
Oligosaccharides = Fructans in wheat, onions, and garlic; galactans in legumes (beans)
The low-FODMAP diet involves avoiding or limiting foods high in fructose (such as honey and dried fruit), lactose (dairy), fructans (wheat, garlic, and onions), galactans (legumes), and polyols (apples and stone fruits).
Comments: Rich in galactans from Hypnea musciformis algae, Deglysome protects the skin from deleterious damages caused by cellular and tissular glycation.
The galactose rich polysaccharides of red algae, also called as galactans, consist of carrageenans and agarans.
They include lactose (found in milk, ice cream and cheese), fructose (found in apples, cherries, mangoes, watermelon and pears), fructans (found in wheat, rye, barley, garlic and onions), sugar alcohols (found in many sugar substitutes in processed foods) and galactans (found in most beans).
Among these short-chain carbohydrates are such common dietary components as fructose, lactose, fructans (found in wheat), galactans, and polyol sweeteners.