Definition of Glycerone

1. Noun. (carbohydrates) dihydroxyacetone ¹



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Medical Definition of Glycerone

1. 1,3-dihydroxy-2-propanone. A ketotriose compound. Its addition to blood preservation solutions results in better maintenance of 2,3-diphosphoglycerate levels during storage. It is readily phosphorylated to dihydroxyacetone phosphate by triokinase in erythrocytes. In combination with naphthoquinones it acts as a sunscreening agent. Chemical name: 2-Propanone, 1,3-dihydroxy- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Glycerone

glycerol phosphate
glycerol rhizotomy
glycerol trimargarate
glycerol tripalmitate
glycerol tristearate
glycerole
glycerolipid
glycerolipids
glycerolise
glycerolize
glycerolphosphate dehydrogenase
glycerolphospholipid
glycerolphospholipids
glycerols
glycerolysis
glycerone (current term)
glycerophosphate
glycerophosphate permease
glycerophosphate shuttle
glycerophosphates
glycerophosphocholine
glycerophosphocholine cholinephosphodiesterase
glycerophosphocholines
glycerophosphodiester phosphodiesterase
glycerophosphoethanolamine
glycerophosphoethanolamines
glycerophosphoglucose
glycerophosphoglycerol
glycerophosphoinositol
glycerophospholipid

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