simple sugar

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Synonyms for simple sugar

a sugar (like sucrose or fructose) that does not hydrolyse to give other sugars

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If an unknown protein doesn't show up on the simple sugars or cellulose, but it shows up on the switchgrass, then we can say something about that gene or protein--that it responds to something the switchgrass is providing.
Molecules of a simple sugar, glycolaldehyde, were detected in a cloud of gas and dust called Sagittarius B2 about 26,000 light years away.
When sunlight combines with chlorophyll, it sparks a series of energetic reactions, which ultimately lead to the production of the simple sugar glucose.
The small intestine breaks down a food's carbohydrates, or chains of sugar molecules, into glucose, a simple sugar.
This figure was up 25% from simple sugar consumption in 1970, largely because of the processed food industry's successful promotion of low-fat, high-sugar products.
Current dietary recommendations for added simple sugar consumption are 10% of total energy; thus, one can of regular pop per day is the maximum recommended intake for systemic health.
A SIMPLE sugar pill could prove the salvation of people who want to quit smoking.
Most of the food we eat is broken down by the digestive juices into a simple sugar called glucose.
A simple sugar icing cements the houses together and holds decorations in place.
Patients undergoing PET scans receive injections of a safe, simple sugar labeled with signal-emitting tracers that collect in the various organs targeted for examination.
Why don't you try some simple sugar swaps during the day: The Breakfast Swap: sugary cereal for plain |cereal e.
Complex carbohydrate consumption is appropriate at pre-dawn meal while intake of simple sugar is appropriate at Iftar.
1 Coconut water is packed with simple sugar, potassium and minerals to replenish hydration levels within the body.
Xylanase Helps break down hemicellulose into xylose, a simple sugar that helps feed intestinal bacteria.
Researchers believe it all has to do with glucose, a simple sugar found in the bloodstream that provides energy for the brain.