Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / galactose
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

QUIZZES

Outwit The Snollygosters With This Word Of The Day Quiz!

START THE QUIZ

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

There are two common in foods, glucose and fructose; a third, galactose, is derived from more complex sugars.
Like glucose and fructose, galactose seems to promote the production of glycogen in the body.
DIETETICS FOR NURSESFAIRFAX T. PROUDFIT
Galactose occurs in the animal kingdom as one of the constituents of lactose, or milk-sugar.
THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANT LIFEROSCOE WILFRED THATCHER
When hydrolyzed it yields glucose, fructose, and two (or more) molecules of galactose.
THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANT LIFEROSCOE WILFRED THATCHER
These bear the same relation to galactose that the preceding dextrosans do to their constituent hexoses.
THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANT LIFEROSCOE WILFRED THATCHER
But most of the natural gums yield a mixture of galactose, some pentose, and some complex organic acid.
THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANT LIFEROSCOE WILFRED THATCHER
When hydrolyzed, they yield arabinose and a hexose; the latter is sometimes galactose and sometimes mannose.
THE CHEMISTRY OF PLANT LIFEROSCOE WILFRED THATCHER
From the solution the author isolated crystalline galactose, but failed to isolate a pentose.
On saponifying, it is split up into digitogenin, galactose, and dextrose.
It is soluble in water to an indefinite extent; boiled with dilute sulphuric acid it is converted into the sugar galactose.

WORDS RELATED TO GALACTOSE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

WORD OF THE DAY

zeugmanoun | [zoog-muh ]SEE DEFINITION
Get Online Help For Kids!