hexose


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hexose

[′hek‚sōs]
(biochemistry)
Any monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms in the molecule.
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Alleviating effect of active hexose correlated compound (AHCC) for anticancer drug-induced side effects in non-tumor-bearing mice.
The reduced supply of hexoses to developing kernels starves embryos, which results in the abortion of ovary (Zinselmeier et al.
Limayem and Ricke (2012) reported that, during the degradation of sugars in the acidic pretreatment, the inhibitors furfural, derived mainly from the dehydration of pentoses, and hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF), from the dehydration of hexoses, were formed, coupled to phenolic and acetic acid.
Glycerol is a secondary metabolite of alcoholic fermentation, being important for the growth of the Saccharomyces genus, which synthesized the compound from pentoses and hexoses.
Iwashima, "Analysis of hexose transport in untransformed and sarcoma virus-transformed mouse 3T3 cells by photoaffinity binding of cytochalasin B," Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA)-Biomembranes, vol.
57] reported that enhanced activity of the hexose monophosphate shunt pathway leads to intrahepatocyte increase in xylulose-5-phosphate, which in turn activates phosphoprotein phosphatase A2, a main activator of Chrebp.
Higher serum concentrations of purine nucleotide isopentenyladenosine-5; -monophosphate showed an association with a higher risk ofT2D, and for the large group of hexose sugars and derivatives, both positive and negative associations were detected.
Glucose 6 phosphate which is increased because of deficiency of the enzyme inhibits hexokinase enzyme which transforms glucose to glucose 6 phosphate with negative feedback and thus the glycolysis and hexose monophosphate pathway is supressed.
G6PD deficiency is the most important disease of hexose monophosphate pathway.
HEXANE, HEXENE, HEXINE, HEXYNE and HEXOSE are 6-carbon compounds.
QTL analysis also has been used to investigate primary carbohydrate metabolism enzymes, including hexose phosphate pool, fructose-6-phosphate, a-D-glucose-6-phosphate (G6P), and a-D-glucose-1-phosphate, in the mouse- ear cress Arabidopsis thaliana (Joost et al.
O amido e a celulose sao polissacarideos que consistem em unidades de hexose, a hemicelulose e um heteropolissacarideo formado por uma mistura de monomeros de pentoses e hexoses, a lignina e um polimero tridimensional complexo formado por compostos fenolicos e os oleos consistem de triglicerideos.