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 (sôr′bĭ-tôl′, -tōl′, -tŏl′)
A white, sweetish, crystalline alcohol, C6H8(OH)6, found in various berries and fruits or prepared synthetically and used as a flavoring agent, a sugar substitute for people with diabetes, and a moisturizer in cosmetics and other products.

[sorb (since it was first isolated from the berries of the rowan tree (Sorbus aucuparia)) + -it(e) + -ol.]
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(Elements & Compounds) a white water-soluble crystalline alcohol with a sweet taste, found in certain fruits and berries and manufactured by the catalytic hydrogenation of sucrose: used as a sweetener (E420) and in the manufacture of ascorbic acid and synthetic resins. Formula: C6H8(OH)6
[C19: from sorb + -itol]
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(ˈsɔr bɪˌtɔl, -ˌtɒl)

a sugar alcohol, C6H14O6, naturally occurring in many fruits or synthesized, used as a sugar substitute and in the manufacture of vitamin C.
[1890–95; sorbite an earlier alternate name (sorb + -ite1) + -ol1]
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[ˈsɔːbɪtɒl] Nsorbitol m
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n sorbitol m
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Besides intense sweeteners like aspartame, saccharin, sucralose and stevia (all of which are virtually calorie free), there's another group of sweeteners known as 'sugar alcohols', which includes sorbitol and xylitol, that are worth avoiding.
[USPRwire, Mon Oct 01 2018] The report "Polyol Sweeteners Market by Type (Sorbitol, Maltitol, Isomalt, Erythritol, Xylitol), Application (Bakery & Confectionery, Oral Care, Pharmaceuticals, Beverages, Dairy), Form (Powder/Crystal, Liquid/Syrup), and Region - Global Forecast to 2022", The polyol sweeteners market is projected to reach USD 3.30 Billion by 2022 at a CAGR of 5.9% from 2017 to 2022.
Evolutionary models predict the stepwise acquisition of a Shiga toxin (Stx)-encoding bacteriophage in the EPEC O55:H7 progenitor strain, followed by the substitution of the rfb locus encoding the somatic O55 antigen with that encoding the O157 antigen, the acquisition of the pO157 plasmid, loss of the ability to ferment sorbitol, and loss of the ability to produce [beta]-glucuronidase (3-6).
However, owing to persistent hyperglycemia, the hexokinase enzyme responsible for this conversion becomes saturated and metabolized excess through the polyol pathway to sorbitol and fructose, which are not freely diffusible (Feldman and Nelson, 2004).
Thermoplastic materials with grafted (TPGS) and ungrafted (TPS) granular starch were obtained with glycerol or sorbitol added as plasticizers.
The strawberry cube samples were subjected to osmotic dehydration under different temperatures, times, and sorbitol concentrations based on the experimental design.