Medical Definition of Glycerulose

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 Glycerulose

glycerophosphodiester phosphodiesterase
glycerophosphoethanolamine
glycerophosphoethanolamines
glycerophosphoglucose
glycerophosphoglycerol
glycerophosphoinositol
glycerophospholipid
glycerophospholipids
glycerophosphoric
glycerophosphoric acid
glycerophosphorylcholine
glycerophosphorylcholine synthetase
glycerous
glyceroxide
glyceroxides
glycerulose (current term)
glyceryl
glyceryl alcohol
glyceryl borate
glyceryl ester
glyceryl ethers
glyceryl guaiacolate
glyceryl iodide
glyceryl monostearate
glyceryl triacetate
glyceryl tributyrate
glyceryl tricaprate
glyceryl trinitrate
glyceryl trinitrate reductase
glycerylphosphorylcholine

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