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hexose

 [hek´sōs]
a monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms in a molecule.

hex·ose

(hek'sōs),
A monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms in the molecule (for example, C6H12O6); d-glucose is the principal hexose in nature.

hexose

/hex·ose/ (hek´sōs) a monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms in a molecule.

hexose

(hĕk′sōs′)
n.
Any of various simple sugars, such as glucose and fructose, that have six carbon atoms per molecule.

hexose

[hek′sōs]
Etymology: Gk, hex, six, glykys, sweet
a monosaccharide that contains six carbon atoms in the molecule. Glucose, mannose, and fructose are the principal hexoses found in nature, as well as being the principal absorbable end products of carbohydrate digestion.

hex·ose

(heks'ōs)
A monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms in the molecule (C6H12O6); d-glucose is the principal hexose in nature.

hexose

a monosaccharide containing six carbon atoms in a molecule.

hexose monophosphate shunt
metabolic pathway starting from glucose-6-phosphate, and leading to the production of NADPH for reductive syntheses, ribose sugars for nucleic acid synthesis and for the diversification and rearrangement of sugars.
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This is expected since these hexoses are the intermediates of sucrose cleavage, which then enters the metabolic pathways of the cell to provide the energy and substrates required for viability and growth.
COMPOUND CONSTITUENTS MONOSACCHARIDES Monosaccharides Pentoses (5-C sugars) Arabinose Xylose Ribose Hexoses (6-C sugars) Glucose Fructose Galactose Mannose Disaccharides Sucrose Glucose-fructose Maltose Glucose-glucose Lactose Glucose-galactose Trisaccharides Raffinose Glucose-fructose- galactose Polysaccharides Pentosans Araban Arabinose Xylan Xylose Hexosans Starcha Glucose Celluloseb Glucose Glycogen Glucose Insulin Fructose Mixed Polysaccharides Hemicellulose Mixtures of pentoses and hexoses Pectins Pentoses and hexoses mixed with salts of complex acids Gums Pentoses and hexoses Oligosaccharides (c) Fructo- and galacto- Monosaccharide oligosaccharides, units, 3 to 9 (e.
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