Carbohydrate Car`bo*hy"drate, n. [Carbon + hydrate.] (Physiol. Chem.) One of a group of compounds including the sugars, starches, and gums, which contain six (or some multiple of six) carbon atoms, united with a variable number of hydrogen and oxygen atoms, but with the two latter always in proportion as to form water; as dextrose, {C6H12O6}. [1913 Webster]

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  • C6H12O6 — Galactose Ga*lac tose, n. (Chem.) A white, crystalline sugar, {C6H12O6}, isomeric with dextrose, obtained by the decomposition of milk sugar, and also from certain gums. When oxidized it forms mucic acid. Called also {lactose} (though it is not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C6H12O6 — inositol i*no si*tol ([i^]*n[o^]s [i^]*t[o^]l), n. [Gr. i s, ino s, strength, muscle.] (Physiol. Chem.) A white crystalline substance ({C6H12O6}) with a sweet taste, widely distributed in certain animal tissues and fluids, particularly in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C6H12O6 — Levulose Lev u*lose (l[e^]v [ u]*l[=o]s ), n. [See {Levo }.] (Chem.) A sirupy variety of sugar, rarely obtained crystallized, occurring widely in honey, ripe fruits, etc., and hence called also {fruit sugar}; also called {fructose}. Chemical… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C6H12O6 — Sugar Sug ar, n. [OE. sugre, F. sucre (cf. It. zucchero, Sp. az[ u]car), fr. Ar. sukkar, assukkar, fr. Skr. [,c]arkar[=a] sugar, gravel; cf. Per. shakar. Cf. {Saccharine}, {Sucrose}.] 1. A sweet white (or brownish yellow) crystalline substance,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C6H12O6 — Dextrose Dex trose (d[e^]ks tr[=o]s ), n. [See {Dexter}.] (Chem.) A sirupy, or white crystalline, variety of sugar, {C6H12O6} (so called from turning the plane of polarization to the right), occurring in many ripe fruits, and also called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • C6H12O6 — The molecular formula C6H12O6 may refer to: * Hexoses **Allose **Altrose **Fructose **Galactose **Glucose **Gulose **Idose **Mannose **Psicose **Sorbose **Tagatose **Talose * Inositol …   Wikipedia

  • C6H12O6 —      Cette page répertorie différents isomères, c’est à dire les molécules qui partagent la même formule brute. C6H12 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • C6H12O6 — …   Википедия

  • allose — C6H12O6; an aldohexose. d A. is epimeric with d glucose. * * * al·lose al .ōs n a synthetic sugar C6H12O6 stereoisomeric with glucose and epimeric with altrose * * * al·lose (alґōs) an aldohexose epimeric with glucose at carbon 3 …   Medical dictionary

  • Сорбиноза — C6H12O6, сорбин, или сорбоза, получается брожением сока ягод рябины под влиянием специфической бактерий. С. можно получить также брожением сорбита и сока фруктов, содержащих в своем составе сорбит (Бертран). См. Глюкозы. К. К. Δ …   Энциклопедический словарь Ф.А. Брокгауза и И.А. Ефрона

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