Definition of Threose

1. Noun. (carbohydrates) The aldotetrose ''(2S,3R)-2,3,4-trihydroxybutanal'' ¹



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Medical Definition of Threose

1. A four carbon sugar in which the two central hydroxyl groups are in trans orientation (cis in erythrose). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Threose

threofuranosides
threonic acid
threonine
threonine-tRNA ligase
threonine acetaldehyde-lyase
threonine deaminase
threonine dehydratase
threonine permease
threonines
threonucleic
threonucleic acid
threonucleic acids
threonyl
threonyl tRNA synthetase kinase
threonyls
threose (current term)
threose nucleic acid
threoses
threpe
threpsology
thresh
thresh about
thresh out
threshable
threshed
threshel
threshels
thresher
thresher's lung
thresher shark

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