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an·o·mer

(an'ō-mer),
One of two sugar molecules that are epimeric at the hemiacetal or hemiketal carbon atom (carbon-1 in aldoses, carbon-2 in most ketoses), for example, α-d-glucose and β-d-glucose.
See also: sugars. Compare: epimer.

anomer

/an·o·mer/ (an´o-mer) either of a pair of cyclic stereoisomers (designated α or β) of a sugar or glycoside, differing only in configuration at the reducing carbon atom.anomer´ic
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The α- and β-anomers of glucose: (A) α-d-glucopyranose; (B) β-d-glucopyranose. The hydroxyl group of interest is indicated by the yellow boxes.

an·o·mer

(an'ō-mĕr)
One of two sugar molecules that are epimeric at the hemiacetal or hemiketal carbon atom.
See also: sugars
Compare: epimer

anomer

one of two stereoisomers (designated α or β) of the furanose or pyranose form of a sugar, e.g. α-d-glucose. α-forms have −OH group of the anomeric carbon below the plane of the furanose or pyranose ring.
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The dissolved lactose contains about 60% beta-lactose, which results in elevated levels of this anomer in the granulated product.
Use the following terms in a description of the structural and nutritional differences between starch and cellulose: monosaccharide, glycosidic bond, alpha anomer, beta anomer.
These linkages may be made between [alpha] glucose anomers or [beta] glucose anomers.
Con A preferentially binds the alpha anomer and the two anomers were bound in different conformations.
These sugars were also confirmed by the retention time of their TMS ether with the standards and D-galactose (retention time of a- anomer 3.
84 ppm were assigned to the pyranose ring protons of carbon-3 of the [beta] anomer.
Inhibition of gastric motility induced by hepatic portal injections of D-glucose and its anomers.
Spectral Types of carbon areas ppm 230-184 carbonyl in keto and aldehyde 184-157 carboxyl in acids or esters 157-143 aromatic C-O 143-106 aromatic and olephinic, C-C, C-H 106-87 Anomers 87-43 [sp.
1% ammonia, and high temperature to prevent double chromatographic peaks due to the formation of anomers.
Glucose undergoes mutarotation between its different anomers.