An aldotetrose; one of the two aldoses (the other is erythrose) containing four carbon atoms.

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thre·ose 'thrē-.ōs n a syrupy synthetic sugar C4H8O4 that is the epimer of erythrose and that occurs as two optical isomers

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thre·ose (threґōs) an aldotetrose epimeric with erythrose at the 2 carbon.

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  • thréose — ⇒THRÉOSE, subst. masc. CHIM. Ose renfermant une fonction aldéhyde, isomère de l érythrose, dont l oxydation énergique fournit l acide tartrique racémique (d apr. GDEL). Voir Encyclop. Sc. Techn. t. 6, p. 399b, s.v. glucides. Prononc.:[ ]. Étymol …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Threose — Strukturformel Fischer Projektion, offenkettige Darstellung Allgemeines Name …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Threose — Thre|o|se [anagrammatisch aus ↑ Erythrose], die; , n; Syn.: threo Tetrose: optisch aktives, seltenes Monosaccharid, das diastereoisomer mit ↑ Erythrose ist. * * * Threose   [Kurzwort] die, , Monosaccharid aus der Gruppe der Tetrosen, das zwei… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • threose — treozė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Aldotetrozė. formulė CHO(CHOH)₂CH₂OH atitikmenys: angl. threose rus. треоза …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • threose — A four carbon sugar in which the two central hydroxyl groups are in trans orientation ( cis in erythrose) …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • threose — noun The aldotetrose (2S,3R) 2,3,4 trihydroxybutanal …   Wiktionary

  • threose — thre·ose …   English syllables

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