aldohexose


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aldohexose

(ˌældəʊˈhɛksəʊs; -əʊz)
n
(Elements & Compounds) any aldose containing six carbon atoms, such as glucose or mannose
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Noun1.aldohexose - a monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group
hexose - a monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms per molecule
aldose - a monosaccharide sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is hemiacetal
glucose - a monosaccharide sugar that has several forms; an important source of physiological energy
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As regards the analyzed materials, cellulose consists of high molecular weight polymer of D-glucose with [beta](1-4)-glycosidic bonds, whereas the long-chain polymers of plant gums, exudates from several species of plants or extracted from the endosperm of some seeds, are made of aldopentoses, aldohexoses and uronic acids which condense through glycosidic bonds.
This suggested importance of the configulation at [C.sub.3] and [C.sub.4] of D-type aldohexoses. Among them, D-mannose showed slightly stronger affinity.