Medical Definition of Sorbinose

1. A very sweet reducing, but not fermentable, 2-ketohexose obtained from the berries of the mountain ash, Sorbus aucuparia (family Rosaceae), and from sorbitol by fermentation with Acetobacter suboxydans; l-sorbose is epimeric with d-fructose and is used in the manufacture of vitamin C. Synonym: sorbin, sorbinose, sorbitose. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sorbinose

sorbed
sorbefacient
sorbefacients
sorbent
sorbent material
sorbents
sorbet
sorbetlike
sorbets
sorbic
sorbic acid
sorbile
sorbin
sorbing
sorbinil
sorbinose (current term)
sorbitan
sorbitans
sorbite
sorbites
sorbitic
sorbitol
sorbitol pathway
sorbitol permease
sorbitols
sorbitose
sorbopyranose
sorbopyranoses
sorbose
sorboses

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