Preferred Label : Carbohydrate;

NCIt synonyms : Carbohydrates;

NCIT definition : A class of hydrocarbons with an empirical formula of Cm(H20)n (where m and n may be equal) and includes monomers, polymers and derivatives of aldoses, ketoses, saccharides, and alditols.;

Alternative definition : NCI-GLOSS: A sugar molecule. Carbohydrates can be small and simple (for example, glucose) or they can be large and complex (for example, polysaccharides such as starch, chitin or cellulose).;

ChEBI ID : CHEBI:16646;

Codes from synonyms : CDR0000285960;


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