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One of a group of monosaccharides that contain three carbon atoms.
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(ˈtraɪəʊz; -əʊs)
(Elements & Compounds) a simple monosaccharide produced by the oxidation of glycerol. Formula: CH2OHCHOHCHO
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(ˈtraɪ oʊs)

a monosaccharide that has three atoms of carbon.
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Noun1.triose - any monosaccharide sugar containing three atoms of carbon per molecule
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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It catalyzes the excision of fructose 1,6-bisphosphate into two trioses, dihydroxyacetone phosphate and glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate. metabolism, and responsible for the cleavage of fructose 1,6- bisphosphate in two trioses: glyceraldehyde 3-phosphate and dihydroxyacetone phosphate in glycolysis.