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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-]
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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
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According to the NHS, galactosaemia is an inherited metabolic disease caused by defects in galactose metabolism.
Metabolic pathways uniquely enriched in MDM included amino sugar and nucleotide sugar metabolism, nicotinate and nicotinamide metabolism, galactose metabolism, and fatty acid (FA) metabolism (Figure 2(b), Supplementary Figure S2).
Therefore, to avoid the diauxic process, yeast strains may be improved by: acclimation to a high concentration of sugar for a short time and manipulation of the genes involved in the galactose metabolism to enhance ethanol production (Kim et al., 2014) or application of evolutionary engineering to construct mutants with enhanced ability for bioethanol production from galactose (Kim et al., 2014; Lee et al., 2015; Ostergaard et al., 2000).
The highest proportion of differentially expressed genes was involved in retinol metabolism, followed by fructose, mannose and galactose metabolism. These results suggest that glucose and retinol metabolic pathways are dysregulated in the tree shrew model of AD.
Cytoskeletal regulation by Rho GTPase (14, 6.2%), glutamine glutamate conversion (14, 6.2%), fructose galactose metabolism (14, 6.2%), Vitamin D metabolism (13, 5.8%), asparagine and aspartate biosynthesis (14, 6.2%), and glycolysis (14, 6.2%) were all notable liver metabolism proteins identified from CLAD recipient rat livers.
write down the reactions of galactose metabolism, enumerate the regulatory steps of glycolysis) and these need rote memorization and recall of information, while CM helps in conceptualization and deeper understanding of the topic, which is not needed in low cognitive level SEQs.
Mechanisms of development of some rarer forms of cataract are better understood: Galactosaemia and Wilson's disease are two genetic diseases associated with lens opacification and these arise from genetic abnormalities of galactose metabolism and copper ion transport, respectively [6].

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