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  1. aldohexose(noun)

    a monosaccharide sugar having six carbon atoms and an aldehyde group


  1. aldohexose(Noun)

    Any hexose containing an aldehyde group.


  1. Aldohexose

    An aldohexose is a hexose with an aldehyde group on one end. The aldohexoses have four chiral centres for a total of 16 possible aldohexose stereoisomers. Of these, only three commonly occur in nature: D-glucose, D-galactose, and D-mannose. The D/L configuration is based on the orientation of the hydroxyl at position 5, and does not refer to the direction of optical activity. There are eight D-aldohexoses: ⁕ D-Allose ⁕ D-Altrose ⁕ D-Glucose ⁕ D-Mannose ⁕ D-Gulose ⁕ D-Idose ⁕ D-Galactose ⁕ D-Talose The chemist Emil Fischer is said to have devised the following mnemonic device for remembering the order given above, which corresponds to the configurations about the chiral centers when ordered as 3-bit binary strings: All altruists gladly make gum in gallon tanks.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aldohexose in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aldohexose in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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