Definition of Mannitol. Meaning of Mannitol. Synonyms of Mannitol

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Definition of Mannitol

mannitol
Mannite Man"nite, n. [Cf. F. mannite.] 1. (Chem.) A white crystalline substance of a sweet taste obtained from a so-called manna, the dried sap of the flowering ash (Fraxinus ornus); -- called also mannitol, and hydroxy hexane. Cf. Dulcite.
Mannitol
Mannitol Man"ni*tol, n. [Mannite + -ol.] (Chem.) The technical name of mannite. See Mannite.

Meaning of Mannitol from wikipedia

- Mannitol is a type of sugar alcohol used as a sweetener and medication. As a sweetener it is used in diabetic food as it is poorly absorbed by the intestines...
- Mannitol salt agar or MSA is a commonly used selective and differential growth medium in microbiology. It encourages the growth of a group of certain bacteria...
- In enzymology, a mannitol dehydrogenase (EC 1.1.1.255) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction D-mannitol + NAD+ ⇌ {\displaystyle \rightleftharpoons...
- disaccharides, each composed of two sugars: glucose and mannitol (α-D-glucopyranosido-1,6-mannitol) and also glucose and sorbitol (α-D-glucopyranosido-1...
- Mannitol hexanitrate is a powerful explosive. Physically, it is a powdery solid at normal temperature ranges, with density of 1.73 g/cm3. The chemical...
- In enzymology, a mannitol 2-dehydrogenase (EC 1.1.1.67) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction D-mannitol + NAD+ ⇌ {\displaystyle \rightleftharpoons...
- humans also found benefit from mannitol. However, a randomized, double-blind clinical trial found no difference between mannitol and normal saline. Despite...
- can be dehydrated to isosorbide. Mannitol is no longer obtained from natural sources; currently, sorbitol and mannitol are obtained by hydrogenation of...
- \rightleftharpoons } D-mannitol + phosphate Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are D-mannitol 1-phosphate and H2O, whereas its two products are D-mannitol and phosphate...
- In enzymology, a d-mannitol oxidase (EC 1.1.3.40) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction mannitol + O2 ⇌ {\displaystyle \rightleftharpoons...
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