A triose is a monosaccharide containing three carbonatoms. There are only two trioses, an aldotriose (glyceraldehyde) and a ketotriose (dihydroxyacetone). Trioses are important in respiration. Monosaccharides are the simplest form of carbohydrates. ... For other uses, see Carbon (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Atom (disambiguation). ... Fischer projection of D-glyceraldehyde Glyceraldehyde is a triose monosaccharide with chemical formula C3H6O3. ... Fischer projection of dihydroxyacetone Dihydroxyacetone (also know as DHA) is a triose carbohydrate with chemical formula C3H6O3. ... Cellular respiration describes the metabolism reactions and processes that take place in a cell to obtain biochemical energy from fuel molecules. ...
Categories: Biochemistry stubs | Monosaccharides A diose is a monosaccharide containing two carbon atoms. ... A tetrose is a monosaccharide with 4 carbon atoms. ... A pentose is a monosaccharide with five carbon atoms. ... A hexose is a monosaccharide with six carbon atoms having the chemical formula C6H12O6. ... A heptose is a monosaccharide with seven carbon atoms. ...
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