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6-Deoxy-d-glucose; occurs in plants and bacteria in combination with diacylglycerol and is often sulfated (at C-6) in glycolipids.
Synonym(s): quinovose
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The most common sugar residues in saponin compounds are hexoses (glucose, galactose), pentoses (arabinose, xylose), methylpentoses (furanose, quinovose, rhamnose), and uronic acids (glucuronic acid, galacturonic acid), which are linked to aglycone through the ether glycosidic bonds generally in 3-0 position (Tava et al.