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Galactose

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Description of Galactose

Galactose: aldohexose that occurs naturally in the D-form in lactose, cerebrosides, gangliosides, and mucoproteins.
Source: CRISP

Galactose: An aldohexose that occurs naturally in the D-form in lactose, cerebrosides, gangliosides, and mucoproteins. Deficiency of galactosyl-1-phosphate uridyltransferase (GALACTOSE-1-PHOSPHATE URIDYL-TRANSFERASE DEFICIENCY DISEASE) causes an error in galactose metabolism called GALACTOSEMIA, resulting in elevations of galactose in the blood.
Source: MeSH 2007

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Source - CRISP

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