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Sugar alcohols

sugar alcohols

polyhydric alcohols having no more than one hydroxy group attached to each carbon atom. They are formed by the reduction of the carbonyl group of a sugar to a hydroxyl group.


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Starch and Sugars. Starch-containing products "sugar-f

Sugarfree gum often uses sugar alcohols...depends on how stringent you want to get I mean, if you had paper or cotton inside your soda, I ...

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by mith
Tue Jan 16, 2007 8:19 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Starch and Sugars. Starch-containing products "sugar-f
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alcohol entering cells

Sugar could exist in different forms, possibly sucrose in a chocolate bar, this sugar needs ... + NAD+ → CH3CHO + NADH + H+ but its original purpose is probably the breakdown of alcohols naturally contained in foods or produced by bacteria in the digestive tract. Note ...

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by BLaZe
Sun Feb 19, 2006 5:08 pm
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: alcohol entering cells
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Anaerobic Respiration

I thought that sweeteners is sugar and other stuff... However, how can alcohol sweeten stuff? Other stuff like peptides and alcohols... Alcohols being a class of chemicals, I am indeed not refering to ethanol. But sorbitol is ...

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by canalon
Thu Dec 08, 2005 4:08 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Anaerobic Respiration
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Anaerobic Respiration

Wow, i never knew that there were so many types of sugar... More than sugar, this is about sweeteners. All sweeteners are no sugar (some are alcohols) and all sugar do not sweeten (starch for example).

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by canalon
Thu Dec 08, 2005 4:51 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Anaerobic Respiration
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Simple question about chocolate

Sugar free stuff usually use sugar alcohols such as mannitol which actually would have the same calories as sugar. Some others use saccharine or sucralose ...

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by mith
Fri Aug 26, 2005 12:33 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Simple question about chocolate
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