Hexose sugars

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Hexose sugars all contain six carbon atoms. They possess either a ketone or aldehyde group, dividing hexoses into aldoses, like glucose, and ketoses, like fructose[1].

References

  1. FAO Coprorate Document Repository. Carbohydrates. 2016 [cited 17/10/16] available from: http://www.fao.org/docrep/X5738E/x5738e06.htm
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