noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A sweet-tasting crystalline compound found in some fruit.
- Mixtures containing sorbitol, glucose, fructose, sucrose, and maltose were used as standards every fifth sample.
- The reduction of single-channel conductance was found only when sorbitol and glucose were applied.
- The polyol pathway uses the enzyme aldose reductase to convert glucose to sorbitol.
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