Sobitol, also known as glucitol,is a sugar alcohol, which the human
slowly. It can be obtained by reduction of glucose, changing
thealdehyde group to a
hydroxyl group. Most sorbitol is made from corn syrup, but it is
also found in
apples, pears, peaches, and prunes.It is synthesized by
dehydrogenase, and converted to fructose by succinate dehydrogenase
dehydrogenase.Succinate dehydrogenase is an enzyme complex that
in the citric acid cycle.
Sweetener:as a sugar substitute.
Laxative: as a non-stimulant laxative via an oral suspension or