Glucose is a monosaccharide.
The chemical formula is C6H12O6 (Hexose sugar).
It is a type of micromolecule (molecular weight < 1000 Daltons).
It is the main product of photosynthesis and the most common energy source for living organisms.
Breakdown to Glucose to release energy is called Glycolysis.
Formation of Glucose from non-carbohydrate precursors is called Gluconeogenesis.
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