ketose


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ketose

[′kē‚tōs]
(biochemistry)
A carbohydrate that has a ketone group.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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European scientists have investigated using enzymes to form the ketoses tagatose and lactulose.
[3] Nonstandard abbreviations: GALT, galactose 1-phosphate uridyl transferase; gal-1-P, galactose 1-phosphate; DBSS, dried blood spot sample; MS, mass spectrometry; HMP, hexose monophosphate; IAR, ion abundance ratio; AP-GDM, alkaline phosphatase/galactose dehydrogenase method; AMP, aldose monophosphate; and KMP, ketose monophosphate.
Purification and quantification of ketoses (fructosylsucroses) by gel permeation and anion exchange of chromatography.