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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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Con A preferentially binds the alpha anomer and the two anomers were bound in different conformations.
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