Definition of Ketose

1. Noun. Any monosaccharide sugar that contains a ketone group or its hemiacetal.

Specialized synonyms: Ketohexose
Generic synonyms: Monosaccharide, Monosaccharose, Simple Sugar



Definition of Ketose

1. Noun. (carbohydrates) A saccharide containing a ketone functional group. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ketose

1. a simple sugar [n -S]

Medical Definition of Ketose

1. A simple sugar that has a ketoneas its carbonyl group. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ketose

ketopantoic
ketopantoic acid
ketopentose
ketopentoses
ketophenylbutazone
ketophosphonate
ketophosphonates
ketoprofen
ketopyranose
ketopyranoses
ketoreductase
ketoreductases
ketorolac
ketorolac tromethamine
ketos
ketose (current term)
ketose-1-phosphate aldolase
ketose reductase
ketoses
ketosis
ketosis-prone diabetes
ketosis-resistant diabetes
ketosis-resistant diabetes mellitus
ketosteroid
ketosteroids
ketosuccinic
ketosuccinic acid
ketosuria
ketotetrose

Literary usage of Ketose

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1. A Textbook of Organic Chemistry by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1921)
"... for the former, the name aldose, and for the latter, the name ketose ... also with the exception of the bi-oses is known both as an aldose and a ketose. ..."

2. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"... (typical ketose reaction) forms yellow needles melting at 173° C. Its ... the action of Bacterium xylinum upon l-arabit« obtained a ketose sugar which ..."

3. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"... (typical ketose reaction) forms yellow needles melting ... 1-ketose must proceed as follows: CH.OH CH2OH CH,OH 2 HCOH + O, = HCOH + HCOH + 2 HS0 HCOH ..."

4. An Introduction to the Study of the Compounds of Carbon; Or, Organic Chemistry by Ira Remsen (1910)
"Whether the original sugar was an aldose or a ketose, the final product of the above series of reactions is a ketose. The aldoses cannot, therefore, ..."

5. The Manufacture of Sugar from the Cane and Beet by Thomas Hawkins Percy Heriot (1920)
"The time required for the colour to develop, and the number of absorption bands, are characteristic of aldose and ketose sugars. ..."

6. Experimental Organic Chemistry by Augustus Price West (1920)
"CH2OH ketose As shown by the reactions above, an aldose may be converted into a ketose. An aldose, however, cannot be obtained from a ketose by this method. ..."

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