Medical Definition of Sorbitose

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 Sorbitose

sorbic acid
sorbile
sorbin
sorbing
sorbinil
sorbinose
sorbitan
sorbitans
sorbite
sorbites
sorbitic
sorbitol
sorbitol pathway
sorbitol permease
sorbitols
sorbitose (current term)
sorbopyranose
sorbopyranoses
sorbose
sorboses
sorbs
sorbuses
sorbyite
sorcerer
sorcerers
sorceress
sorceresses
sorceries
sorcering
sorcerings

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