glucose

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Singular
glucose

Plural
none

  1. Glucose is a type of monosaccharide (sugar) found in plants and animals, formula C6H12O6.
    Glucose is main source of energy for the body.
Types of sugar

Monosaccharides (C6H12O6) — glucosefructosegalactose

Disaccharides (C12H22O11) — maltosesucroselactose

Polysaccharidesstarchcelluloseglycogen