sedoheptulose

noun

se·​do·​hep·​tu·​lose ˌsēd-ō-ˈhep-tyə-ˌlōs, -ˌlōz How to pronounce sedoheptulose (audio)
: an amorphous ketose sugar C7H14O7 that plays a role in carbohydrate metabolism but is not fermented by yeast and that is a laboratory source of D-altrose and D-ribose

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“Sedoheptulose.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/sedoheptulose. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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