MadSci Network: Biochemistry

Subject: What the names of monosaccharides come from

Date: Wed Apr 6 12:47:23 2005
Posted by Wojtek
Grade level: teacher/prof School: Medical Academy of Sielsia
City: Zabrze State/Province: No state entered. Country: Poland
Area of science: Biochemistry
ID: 1112809643.Bc

Francly speaking one time I said to my students that names of monosaccharides 
come from their physical properties or places of their occuring, and than I 
was not sure. From this moment I am just interested who and why introduced 
names like idose or altrose and many other. Unfortunatelu I couldn't find it 

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