Anhydrosugars | definition of anhydrosugars by Medical dictionary
Sugars from which one or more molecules of water, other than water of crystallization, have been eliminated.
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As their volatile products, wood polysaccharides form anhydrosugars
, furans, aldehydes, ketones and carboxylic acids.
BioOil Chemical Constituents Water 20-25% Water insoluble pyrolytic lignin 25-30% Organic acids 5-12% Non-polar hydrocarbons 5-10% Anhydrosugars
5-10% Other oxygenated compounds 10-25% BioOil Chemical Constituents Note: Table made from pie chart.