[ kee-tohs ]
/ ˈki toʊs /
a monosaccharide that contains a ketone group.
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Examples from the Web for ketose
It is a ketose sugar, reduces Fehling's solution, forms the same osazone as glucose, and is easily fermentable by yeast.
When ketose monosaccharides are submitted to similar oxidation processes, they are broken down into shorter chain compounds.
British Dictionary definitions for ketose
/ (ˈkiːtəʊz) /
any monosaccharide that contains a ketone group
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Medicine definitions for ketose
[ kē′tōs′ ]
Any of various carbohydrates containing a ketone group.
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Science definitions for ketose
[ kē′tōs′ ]
Any of a class of simple sugars (monosaccharides) containing a ketone group. Fructose is a ketose. Compare aldose.
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