Aldose vs. Ketose

Aldose vs. Ketose — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Aldose and Ketose

Aldosenoun

Any of a class of monosaccharide sugars containing an aldehyde group.

Ketosenoun

Any of various carbohydrates containing a ketone group.

Aldosenoun

Any of a class of monosaccharides having an aldehyde or hemiacetal functional group.

Ketosenoun

(carbohydrate) A saccharide containing a ketone functional group.

Aldosenoun

a monosaccharide sugar that contains the aldehyde group or is hemiacetal

Ketosenoun

any monosaccharide sugar that contains a ketone group or its hemiacetal