Definition of Hexoses
1. Noun. (plural of hexose) ¹
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Definition of Hexoses
1. hexose [n] - See also: hexose
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Literary usage of Hexoses
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1. Chemical Pathology: Being a Discussion of General Pathology from the by Harry Gideon Wells (1914)
"hexoses Chemical Introduction.—Structural theory demands the existence ... Thus one series comprises the 8 hexoses whose structural formulae appear below. ..."
2. An Introduction to the Chemistry of Plant Products by Paul Haas, Thomas George Hill (1917)
"B. hexoses. There are no convenient general reactions for distinguishing hexoses from any other group of sugars, but each of the hexoses occurring in nature ..."
3. A Text-book of Organic Chemistry by Arnold Frederik. Holleman (1920)
"From these hexoses the preparation of pentoses such as d-arabinose and Z-xylose ... s and hexoses mentioned here, it is desirable to indicate how this is ..."
4. The Simple Carbohydrates and the Glucosides by Edward Frankland Armstrong (1919)
"In dealing with the remaining hexoses it is only necessary to recapitulate briefly their more important properties and any salient points of difference from ..."
5. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry for Students of Medicine and Physicians by Charles Edmund Simon (1907)
"The hexoses. — The most important representatives of the hexoses are glucose, ... As a matter of fact it is possible to transform these hexoses into their ..."
6. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Anschütz, Georg Schroeter (1900)
"In addition to the long-known hexoses—grape-sugar, fruit-sugar, and galactose—many others have been discovered through E. Fischer's investigations, ..."
7. Victor Von Richter's Organic Chemistry; Or, Chemistry of the Carbon by Victor von Richter, Richard Anschütz, Georg Schroeter (1899)
"Following the latter are the hexoses. In this class belong the real sugars: ... so that now the hexoses must be removed from the carbohydrate class, ..."