hexose


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hexose

[′hek‚sōs]
(biochemistry)
Any monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms in the molecule.
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There are many examples of increase in sugar content in response to water stress, have been recorded, such as accumulation of total soluble sugars in wheat [27] in desiccation-tolerant South African grasses [48], in the nodule of alfalfa [22], sucrose accumulation in wheat [15], fructose, glucose, and sucrose accumulation in wheat [25], soluble and total sugars and oligosaccharides increasing in two sesame cultivars [17], sucrose accumulation in drought tolerant wheat varieties [28], increased sugar concentration in reproductive tissues in maize [50], a marked hexose accumulation (glucose and fructose) in all organs in maize [29] under water stressed plants.
asserted that any raw material that contains hexose sugars or can be converted to these sugars can be used as the feedstock for fermentation process.
Activated leukocytes increase NADPH production via the hexose monophosphate shunt, while metabolic processes of both activated polymorphonuclear (PMN) leukocytes and macrophages lead to respiratory burst and production of high levels of ROS (98).
Fungal hexose transporters allow the transfer of glucose and fructose to the fungus and enable its growth (Nehls et al.
Reduction of methemaglobin to hemaglobin involves two pathways: 1) Cytochrome b5 reducatase pathway 2) NADPH glucose 6 phosphate dehyrogenase in the hexose monophosphate shunt pathway (Figure 1).
Environmental glucose levels can alter the gene expression of hexose transporters in the yeast resulting in differential expression of the transporters.
Ethanol can be obtained from wood by acid hydrolysis of the cellulose to hexose sugars and subsequent fermentation of the sugars into ethanol (Maloney, 1978).
W (1991) In vivo location of the rate-limiting step of hexose uptake in muscle and brain tissue of rats.
The uniqueness of Qteros' CBP platform is centered on the Company's proprietary microorganism, the Q Microbe (Clostridium phytofermentans) - a naturally occurring "biorefinery" that produces virtually all enzymes required for biomass degradation into pentose and hexose sugars, while simultaneously co-fermenting all these sugars into ethanol as its natural metabolic end product.
Surprisingly, the species exhibited a concentration-dependent switch in sugar preference, from hexose sugars at low concentration to sucrose at high concentrations, that was remarkably similar to that shown by specialist avian nectarivores and that contrasts with results reported for passerine occasional nectarivores.
The uniqueness of Qteros' CBP platform is centered on the Company's proprietary microorganism, the Q Microbe(R) (Clostridium phytofermentans) - a naturally occurring "biorefinery" that produces virtually all enzymes required for biomass degradation into pentose and hexose sugars, while simultaneously co-fermenting all these sugars into ethanol as its natural metabolic end product.
In science, hexose is a simple sugar with how many carbon atoms?