altrose

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altr, from altruists +‎ -ose

Chemist Emil Fischer is credited with the following mnemonic for the order of the configurations of the 8 aldohexoses (See Coordinate terms below.) about the chiral centers when ordered as 3-bit binary strings: All altruists gladly make gum in gallon tanks.

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altrose (plural altroses)

  1. (biochemistry) An aldohexose epimeric with mannose

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altrose f (uncountable)

  1. (biochemistry) altrose (aldohexose epimeric with mannose)