Glycan that, when hydrolyzed, yields only pentoses.
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Pen'to·san noun Also -sane [ From Pentose .] (Chemistry) One of a class of substances (complex carbohydrates widely distributed in plants, as in fruits, gums, woods, hay, etc.) which yield pentoses on hydrolysis.
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A poly-or oligosaccharide of a pentose; e.g., arabans, xylans. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(pen´to-san) a carbohydrate derivative used as an antiinflammatory, in the form of pentosan polysulfate sodium, in the treatment of interstitial cystitis; administered orally.
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(from the article `polysaccharide`) ...Preparations of dextran, a glucose homopolysaccharide found in slimes secreted by certain bacteria, are used as substitutes for blood plasma in ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: pen′tō-san Definitions: 1. A poly- or oligosaccharide of a pentose.
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