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aldose

 [al´dōs]
one of the two main types of monosaccharide sugars; those that contain an aldehyde group (-CHO), such as glucose, galactose, or mannose.

al·dose

(al'dōs),
A monosaccharide potentially containing the characteristic group of the aldehydes, -CHO; a polyhydroxyaldehyde.

aldose

/al·dose/ (al´dōs) one of two subgroups of monosaccharides, being those containing an aldehyde group (—CHO).

aldose

[al′dōs]
the chemical form of monosaccharides in which the carbonyl group is an aldehyde.

aldose

A monosaccharide that contains a single aldehyde.

al·dose

(al'dōs)
A monosaccharide potentially containing the characteristic group of the aldehydes, -CHO; a polyhydroxyaldehyde.

aldose

a sugar having an aldehyde group attached to the first carbon atom, e.g. D-glyceraldehyde.

aldose

a sugar containing an aldehyde group (-CHO).
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The saponin rich fraction D of the butanol extract of Balanites aegyptiaca fruits was found to possess significant aldose reductase inhibitory activity.
Excess glucose is metabolized by the enzyme aldose reductase to the polyol sorbitol, which is then metabolized by sorbitol dehydrogenase to fructose.
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The discovery that aldose reductase regulates mucus production and goblet cell metaplasia makes inhibition of this enzyme an attractive therapeutic option to reduce mucus-related airway obstructive diseases - and for the first time gives us a real chance to alter the course of the underlying disease in asthma and COPD," said UTMB Health biochemistry and molecular biology professor Satish Srivastava, senior author of the paper.
The body also makes fructose by modifying glucose in a process involving an enzyme called aldose reductase.
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Endoneurial microvessels in human diabetic neuropathy: Endothelial cell dysfunction and lack of effect of aldose reductase inhibitor.
2,5-diketo-D-gluconate reductase from Corynebacterium, aldose reductase from Hordeum vulgare, and UDP-galactose-4'-epimerase from Trypanosoma brucei were cloned via PCR into a sequencing vector, and subsequently sub-cloned into a glutathione S-transferase expression vector.
Activation of aldose reductase in rat lens and metal-ion chelation by aldose reductase inhibitors and lipoic acid.