xylulose

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xylulose

 [zi´lu-lōs]
a pentose sugar occurring as d-xylulose and l-xylulose, one of the few l sugars found in nature; it is sometimes excreted in the urine (see pentosuria).
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xy·lu·lose

(zī'lū-lōs),
threo-Pentulose; a 2-ketopentose. l-Xylulose appears in the urine in cases of essential pentosuria; it is also an intermediate in the glucuronate pathway.
Synonym(s): xyloketose
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xy·lu·lose

(zī'lyū-lōs)
Threo-pentulose; a ketopentose that appears in the urine in cases of essential pentosuria; it is also an intermediate in the glucuronate pathway.
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Fig. 317 Xylulose . Molecular structure of D-xylulose.

xylulose

a 5-CARBON KETOSE sugar.
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xy·lu·lose

(zī'lyū-lōs)
A 2-ketopentose that appears in urine in patients with essential pentosuria; it is also an intermediate in the glucuronate pathway.
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The fungal pathway needs five enzymes including aldose reductase (AR), L-arabinitol-4-dehydrogenase (LAD), L-xylulose reductase (LXR), D-xylulose reductase (XDH), and xylulokinase (XK) [19-21].