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Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
An aldohexose obtained from various plant sources (for example, from mannans); an epimer of glucose.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A monosaccharide, C6H12O6, obtained from mannan or by the oxidation of mannitol.
The American Heritage® Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2007, 2004 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.
mannoseA C-2 epimer of aldohexose which is found in glycolipids and glycoproteins and plays a key role in glycolysis and gluconeogenesis.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
An aldohexose obtained from various plant sources (i.e., from mannans).
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
mannosea 6-carbon ALDOSE SUGAR found in many GLYCOPROTEINS and POLYSACCHARIDES.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005