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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEXTROSE

In the case of dextrose, &c., the yields represent the weight of syrup.

It appears to be resolved by ultimate hydrolysis into dextrose and mannose.

That is, sucrose is converted into levulose and dextrose sugars.

On saponifying, it is split up into digitogenin, galactose, and dextrose.

Sugar (dextrose) is present in the same concentration as in the blood.

By this means the starch is partially converted into dextrose, a sugar, and dextrin, a gum.

The plane of rotation is rotated to the right by sucrose rather more powerfully than by dextrose.

Both sucrose, or cane sugar, and dextrose produce rotation upon a ray of polarised light.

Lfflers serum is made by adding one part of dextrose broth to three parts of serum and then coagulating as above.

Dextrose, saccharose and lactose are the most used, though many others are used for special purposes.

WORD ORIGIN

1867, shortened from dextro-glucose, from dextro- "right" + -ose (2), chemical suffix indicating a sugar. So called because this form of glucose polarizes light to the right in spectroscopy.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEXTROSE

carbohydrate

nounorganic compound composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen
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