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hexoses

hexoses (GB)
hexoa (ES)

Designation (Greek hexa = six) for monosaccharides (Single sugar) with six carbon atoms in a sugar molecule. The most famous representatives are glucose (Glucose) and fructose (Fructose), which are also contained in grape must. These are at the fermentation through the yeasts In contrast to the pentoses light and with dry expansion to low residual sugar fermentable. See also below sucrose,

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