Aldose vs Dictyodendrin - What's the difference?

aldose | dictyodendrin |


As nouns the difference between aldose and dictyodendrin

is that aldose is (organic chemistry|carbohydrate) any of a class of monosaccharides having an aldehyde or hemiacetal functional group while dictyodendrin is (organic chemistry) any of a class of derivatives of pyrrolocarbazoles, extracted from marine sponges of the genus (taxlink), that inhibit aldose reductases.

aldose

English

(wikipedia aldose)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry, carbohydrate) Any of a class of monosaccharides having an aldehyde or hemiacetal functional group.
  • See also

    * ketose

    dictyodendrin

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) Any of a class of derivatives of pyrrolocarbazoles, extracted from marine sponges of the genus (taxlink), that inhibit aldose reductases