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simple sugar

simple sugar

a monosaccharide, such as glucose.

simple sugar

A sugar molecule made of few components (e.g., a monosaccharide or disaccharide).
See also: sugar
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Simple sugars are soluble in water and have a sweet taste.
If an unknown protein doesn't show up on the simple sugars or cellulose, but it shows up on the switchgrass, then we can say something about that gene or protein--that it responds to something the switchgrass is providing.
The meter offers flexibility in the areas of quality control, direct display, quick concentration determination, simple sugar content determination, and user-specific calculations, It also effectively measures dark samples accurately.
The small intestine breaks down a food's carbohydrates, or chains of sugar molecules, into glucose, a simple sugar.
This figure was up 25% from simple sugar consumption in 1970, largely because of the processed food industry's successful promotion of low-fat, high-sugar products.
Current dietary recommendations for added simple sugar consumption are 10% of total energy; thus, one can of regular pop per day is the maximum recommended intake for systemic health.
For example, in CI14106, Blizzard, PI173438, Cappelle Desprez and Omar, maximum simple sugar levels were observed in November followed by a gradual decline during the winter, whereas in PI181268 and Norstar, maximum levels were observed from December to February (Fig.
A SIMPLE sugar pill could prove the salvation of people who want to quit smoking.
Most of the food we eat is broken down by the digestive juices into a simple sugar called glucose.
And if work at Calgene is successful, a simple sugar with important properties is going to get a lot less expensive.
A simple sugar icing cements the houses together and holds decorations in place.
Patients undergoing PET scans receive injections of a safe, simple sugar labeled with signal-emitting tracers that collect in the various organs targeted for examination.