hexose

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hexose

[′hek‚sōs]
(biochemistry)
Any monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms in the molecule.
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These enzymes are recognized to be important in tissues undergoing active growth, once they require hexoses as substrates for metabolic processes (e.
Plant waste is available in large amounts and contains a mixture of complex sugars including hexoses and pentoses that can be fermented to alcohol.
reducing sugars in the grain of water -deficient maize [63], "marked effect on carbohydrate metabolism" in Citrullus lanatus [9], sucrose in cotyledons of soybean [62], in the green leaf tissues the diurnal--light period levels of the raffinose family oligosaccaharides stachyose and raffinose and non--structural carbohydrates (galactinol, sucrose, hexoses and starch) decreased in variegated coleus (Coleus blumei Benth.
Another impetus for the current focus on freeing up pentoses for ethanol production is recent success by biotechnologists in transforming single microbial species to subsist on both hexoses and pentoses.
They comprise cellulose, a crystalline polymer of glucose, which is not digestible through TFA, and hemicellulose composed of various pentoses and hexoses.
Srivastava, "Alkaline phosphatase; total proteins, protein bound hexoses and hexosamine changes ion serum and wound fluids in surgically induced subcutaneous wounds in buffalo calves", Acta Vet.
In some species, glucose and fructose are taken up at similar rates, but the uptake of the hexoses is independent of each other.
By careful alteration of the instrument settings and selection of relevant fragments for analysis, other HMPs can be favored or detection could include multiphosphorylated hexoses.
Complete chemical characterization of fractionated bio-oil was impossible because it contains higher-molecular-weight species, including degradation products of pentoses, hexoses, and lignin (Mohan et al.
Second, a variety of hexoses, including glucose, galactose, and fructose, which enter cells and undergo phosphorylation, isomerization, and metabolism to varying degrees, all stimulated PPSS I mRNA expression.