fructose

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK) IPA (key): /ˈfrʌk.təʊz/ or /ˈfrʊk.təʊz/
  • (US) IPA (key): /ˈfrʌk.toʊs/ or /ˈfrʊk.toʊs/ or /ˈfruk.toʊs/

Noun[change]

Singular
fructose

Plural
none

  1. Fructose is a type of monosaccharide (sugar), formula C6H12O6.
Types of sugar

Monosaccharides (C6H12O6) — glucosefructosegalactose

Disaccharides (C12H22O11) — maltosesucroselactose

Polysaccharidesstarchcelluloseglycogen