xylose

Monosaccharide pentose that is found in xylans, very abundant components of hemicelluloses.

xylose

a colorless, crystalline pentose sugar, C5H10O5, derived from xylan, straw, corncobs, etc., by treating with heated dilute sulfuric acid, and dehydrating to furfural if stronger acid is used.
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Xylose

Xy'lose noun [ Prefix xylo- + -ose .] (Chemistry) An unfermentable sugar of the pentose class, C 5 H 10 O 5 , formed by the hydrolysis of xylan; wood sugar.
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xylose

<biochemistry> Monosaccharide pentose that is found in xylans, very abundant components of hemicelluloses. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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xylose

(zi´lōs) a pentose found in mucopolysaccharides of connective tissue, sometimes the urine, and vegetable gum. D-Xylose is used in a diagnostic test of intestinal absorption (see malabsorption syndrome).
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Xylose

• (n.) An unfermentable sugar of the pentose class, C5H10O5, formed by the hydrolysis of xylan; wood sugar.
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xylose

(from the article `carbohydrate`) ...is present in a molecule, as is the case with sugars having four or more carbon atoms, a series of DL pairs exists, and they are functionally, ...
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xylose

(Xy, Xyl) Type: Term Pronunciation: zī′lōs Definitions: 1. An aldopentose, isomeric with ribose, obtained by fermentation or hydrolysis of naturally occurring carbohydrate substances, in wood fiber. An important dietary component for herbivores. The d-isomer is also known as wood or beechwood sugar. Synonyms: uridine diphosph...
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Xylose

Xylose (cf. Greek ξύλον, xylon, `wood`) is a sugar first isolated from wood, and named for it. Xylose is classified as a monosaccharide of the aldopentose type, which means that it contains five carbon atoms and includes a formyl functional group. It is derived from hemicellulose, one of the main constituents of biomass. Like most sugars, i.....
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Xylose

The Pentoses counting sugar; see there.
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