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monosaccharide

Saltos de línea: mono|sac¦char|ide
Pronunciación: /mɒnə(ʊ)ˈsakərʌɪd
 
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Definición de monosaccharide en inglés:

sustantivo

Chemistry
Any of the class of sugars (e.g. glucose) that cannot be hydrolysed to give a simpler sugar.
Example sentences
  • Simple sugars, the monosaccharides and disaccharides, are very easy for human bodies to use as a source of energy.
  • In the digestive track carbohydrates are converted to monosaccharides, mostly glucose and fructose.
  • The difference can be connected with the structural properties of the glucose and mannitol molecules, as the mannitol is a polyhydric alcohol, whereas the glucose is a monosaccharide.

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