noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary fruct- (from Latin fructus fruit) + 2-ose Date: circa 1864 1. a crystalline sugar C6H12O6 sweeter and more soluble than glucose 2. the very sweet levorotatory d-form of fructose that occurs especially in fruit juices and honey — called also fruit sugar, levulose

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  • Fructose — α D Fructofuranose et β D Fructofuranose …   Wikipédia en Français

  • fructose — [ fryktoz ] n. m. • 1890, n. f.; du lat. fructus « fruit » et 1. ose ♦ Sucre d origine végétale, isomère du glucose. ⇒ lévulose. ● fructose nom masculin (latin fructus, fruit) Sucre présent dans l organisme et dans l aliment …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Fructose — Fructose, Fruchtzucker, Kohlenhydrat aus der Gruppe der ⇒ Monosaccharide, Ketohexose, kommt als β D Fructose in Früchten und im Honig vor, in freier Form als Pyranose, in gebundener als Furanose. F. ist Bestandteil vieler Diund Polysaccharide,… …   Deutsch wörterbuch der biologie

  • Fructose — Fruc*tose (fr[u^]k*t[=o]s or fr[u^]k t[=o]s), n. [L. fructus fruit.] (Chem.) Fruit sugar; levulose. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fructose — fructose. См. фруктоза. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • fructose — sugar found in fruit, 1864, coined in English from L. fructus (see FRUIT (Cf. fruit)) + chemical suffix ose …   Etymology dictionary

  • fructose — ► NOUN Chemistry ▪ a simple sugar found chiefly in honey and fruit. ORIGIN from Latin fructus fruit …   English terms dictionary

  • fructose — [fruk′tōs΄, frook′tōs] n. [< L fructus, FRUIT + OSE1] a crystalline monosaccharide found in sweet fruits and in honey; fruit sugar; levulose …   English World dictionary

  • Fructose — D Fructose …   Wikipedia

  • Fructose — Strukturformel Fischer Projektion, offenkettige Darstellung Allgemeines Name …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fructose — The d isomer (also referred to as fruit sugar, levoglucose, levulose, and d arabino 2 hexulose) is a 2 ketohexose that is physiologically the most important of the ketohexoses and one of the two products of sucrose hydrolysis; it is metabolized… …   Medical dictionary

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