dihydroxyacetone

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di·hy·drox·y·ac·e·tone

(dī'hī-drok'sē-as'e-tōn),
HOCH2-CO-CH2OH; 1,3-dihydroxy-2-propanone; glycerone; the simplest ketose.
Synonym(s): glycerulose

dihydroxyacetone

/di·hy·droxy·ac·e·tone/ (di″hi-drok″se-as´ĕ-tōn) the simplest ketose, a triose; it is an isomer of glyceraldehyde. D. phosphate is an intermediate in glycolysis, the glycerol phosphate shuttle, and the biosynthesis of carbohydrates and lipids.

di·hy·drox·y·ac·e·tone

(dī'hī-drok'sē-as'ĕ-tōn)
The simplest ketose.