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Introduction: Glucose

Description of Glucose

Glucose: A type of sugar; the chief source of energy for living organisms.
Source: National Institute of Health

Glucose: A simple sugar monosaccharide having two isoforms, alpha and beta, with a chemical structure of C6H12O6 that acts as an energy source for both plants and animals by reacting with oxygen to form Carbon Dioxide and Water, releasing energy.(NCI)
Source: Diseases Database

Glucose: aldohexose occurring as the D form and found as a free monosaccharide in fruits and other parts of plants and in the normal blood of all animals; the end product of carbohydrate metabolism and the chief source of energy for most living organisms.
Source: CRISP

Glucose: A primary source of energy for living organisms. It is naturally occurring and is found in fruits and other parts of plants in its free state. It is used therapeutically in fluid and nutrient replacement.
Source: MeSH 2007

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The term Glucose can be used for:

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