heptose


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heptose

(ˈhɛptəʊs; -təʊz)
n
(Biochemistry) any monosaccharide that has seven carbon atoms per molecule
Translations
heptosa
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We have shown that NTHi strains collected from patients with invasive disease more frequently incorporate galactose to heptose III in the lipooligosaccharide; this modification decreases binding of IgM and thereby increases resistance to complement-mediated killing (29).
Quantification of bacterial lipopolysaccharides by the Purpald assay: Measuring formaldehyde generated from 2-keto-3-deoxyoctonate and heptose at the inner core by periodate oxidation.
HEPTANE, HEPTENE, HEPTINE, HEPTYNE and HEPTOSE are 7 carbon compounds.