Definition of Sorbose

1. Noun. (carbohydrates) The ketohexose ''(3S,4R,5S)-1,3,4,5,6-pentahydroxyhexan-2-one'' used in the production of ascorbic acid ¹



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Definition of Sorbose

1. a type of sugar [n -S]

Medical Definition of Sorbose

1. A monosaccharide hexose: L sorbose is an intermediate in the commercial synthesis of ascorbic acid. (04 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sorbose

sorbing
sorbinil
sorbinose
sorbitan
sorbitans
sorbite
sorbites
sorbitic
sorbitol
sorbitol pathway
sorbitol permease
sorbitols
sorbitose
sorbopyranose
sorbopyranoses
sorbose (current term)
sorboses
sorbs
sorbuses
sorbyite
sorcerer
sorcerers
sorceress
sorceresses
sorceries
sorcering
sorcerings
sorcerise
sorcerised
sorcerises

Literary usage of Sorbose

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1. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"Oxidation with nitric acid produces d-tartaric, oxalic and other acids. d-sorbose reduces Fehling's solution and gives the characteristic color reaction of ..."

2. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"Oxidation with nitric acid -produces d-tartaric, oxalic and other acids. d-sorbose reduces Fehling's solution and gives the characteristic color reaction of ..."

3. A Handbook of Sugar Analysis: A Practical and Descriptive Treatise for Use by Charles Albert Browne (1912)
"Oxidation with nitric acid produces d-tartaric, oxalic and other acids. d-sorbose reduces Fehling's solution and gives the characteristic color reaction of ..."

4. The Simple Carbohydrates and the Glucosides by Edward Frankland Armstrong (1912)
"sorbose. sorbose was discovered by Pelouze in 1852 and was isolated from the juice of mountain ash berries which had been exposed to the air for many months ..."

5. The Simple Carbohydrates and the Glucosides by Edward Frankland Armstrong (1919)
"sorbose was discovered by Pelouze in 1852 and was isolated from the juice of mountain ash berries which had been exposed to the air for many months. ..."

6. The Simple Carbohydrates and the Glucosides by Edward Frankland Armstrong (1919)
"sorbose. sorbose was discovered by Pelouze in 1852 and was isolated from the juice of mountain ash berries which had been.exposed to the air for many months ..."

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