Science / Biology / Glucose: A six-carbon single sugar; the most common energy source.

Glucose Tolerance Factor

Health / Vitamins / Glucose Tolerance Factor: A compound containing chromium that helps in blood sugar regulation. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Amylose: A form of starch made of long, unbranched chains of alpha-D-glucose molecules. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Starch: A polysaccharide used by plants to stockpile glucose molecules. The most common forms are amylose and amylopectin. MORE


Science / Chemistry / Amylopectin: A form of starch made of glucose molecules linked in a branching pattern. MORE

Molecular Formula

Science / Chemistry / Molecular Formula: A notation that indicates the type and number of atoms in a molecule. The molecular formula of glucose is C6H12O6, which indicates that a molecule of glucose contains 6 atoms of carbon, 12 atoms of hy MORE

Empirical Formula

Science / Chemistry / Empirical Formula: Empirical formulas show which elements are present in a compound, with their mole ratios indicated as subscripts. For example, the empirical formula of glucose is CH2O, which means that for every mole MORE