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An aldohexose. d-Allose is epimeric with d-glucose.
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The receptacle is described as "appearing in diverse aspects" (pantodapen men idein phainesthai) (52el) because the elemental "powers" are "neither similar nor equally balanced" (meth' homoion dunameon mete isorropon) (52e2), the "most dissimilar kinds" (ta men anomoiotata pleiston) (53a4) being "separated out and carried in different directions" (ta de kinoumena alla allose aei pheresthai diakrinomena) (52e5-6), "so that the different kinds were occupying different spaces" (dio de kai choran tauta alla allen ischein) (53a67).