galactosamine

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galactosamine

 [gah-lak″to-sam´in]
an amino derivative of galactose.

ga·lac·tos·a·mine

(gă-lak'tō-sam'ēn),
The 2-amino-2-deoxy derivative of galactose, in which the NH2 replaces the 2-OH group; the d-isomer occurs in various mucopolysaccharides, notably of chondroitin sulfuric acid and of B blood group substance; usually found as the N-acetyl derivative.

galactosamine

(găl′ək-tō′sə-mēn′, gə-lăk-)
n.
An amino derivative of galactose commonly found in glycolipids.

galactosamine

galactose that contains an amine group on the second group.

ga·lac·tos·a·mine

(gă-lak-tō'să-mēn)
The 2-amino-2-deoxy derivative of galactose, in which the NH2 replaces the 2-OH group; the d-isomer occurs in various mucopolysaccharides, notably of chondroitin sulfuric acid and of B blood group substance; usually found as the N-acetyl derivative.

ga·lac·tos·a·mine

(gă-lak-tō'să-mēn)
The 2-amino-2-deoxy derivative of galactose.

galactosamine,

n a chondrosamine; a derivative of galactose, occurs in various mucopolysaccharides, notably of chondroitin sulfuric acid and B blood group substance.

galactosamine

an amino derivative of galactose.
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