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Encyclopedia > Ketohexose

A ketohexose is a hexose with a keto group on one end.


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ketohexose | English | Dictionary & Translation by Babylon (105 words)
A ketohexose is a ketone-containing hexose (a six-carbon monosaccharide).
Ketohexoses have three chiral centers, so 8 (23 = 8) different stereoisomers are possible.The 4 D-ketohexoses are: CH2OH CH2OH CH2OH CH2OH
ketohexose, group of sugars which contain six carbon atoms and a ketone (Chemistry)
Carbohydrate::CHEM-ONLINE.org:: (1118 words)
They may also be divided into trioses, tetroses, pentoses, hexoses, and so forth, depending on how many carbon atoms they contain.
For instance, glucose is an aldohexose, fructose a ketohexose, and ribose an aldopentose.
Further, each carbon atom that supports a hydroxyl group (except for the first and last) is optically active, allowing a number of different carbohydrates with the same basic structure.
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