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monosaccharides

mono-saccharides (GB)
Simple sugars made from a sugar molecule. These include the predominantly occurring in grape must sugars fructose (Fructose) and glucose (Grape sugar), as well as mannose in orange peel and galactose as part of the milk sugar. The former two are components of the double sugar sucrose, All hexoses and pentoses are monosaccharides. See also below sugar,

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