any of a group of enzymes catalyzing reversible aldol condensations.
aldolase al·dol·ase (āl’də-lās’, lāz’)
An enzyme present in certain living tissues, including skeletal and heart muscle tissues, that catalyzes the breakdown of a fructose ester into triose sugars.
a brand of .
aldopentose aldopentose al·do·pen·tose (āl’dō-pěn’tōs’) n. A pentose containing an aldehyde group.
a sugar containing the group or its hemiacetal equivalent. noun a sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is a hemiacetal aldose al·dose (āl’dōs’, -dōz’) n. Any of a class of monosaccharide sugars containing an aldehyde group. aldose (āl’dōs’, -dōz’) Any of a class of simple sugars (monosaccharides) containing an aldehyde group (CHO). Galactose, glucose, […]
a hormone produced by the cortex of the adrenal gland, instrumental in the regulation of sodium and potassium reabsorption by the cells of the tubular portion of the kidney. noun the principal mineralocorticoid secreted by the adrenal cortex. A synthesized form is used in the treatment of Addison’s disease. Formula: C21H27O5 n. isolated 1953, named […]