pentose sugar

pentose sugar

a MONOSACCHARIDE with a five-carbon ring, particularly sugars such as ribose and deoxyribose found in NUCLEOTIDES.
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59 %, which might be due to most of pentose sugar (xylose) left unfermented by Saccharomyces cerevisiae as cotton stalk hydrolysate contains both xylose and glucose.
Xylans are common constituents of plant cell walls based on xylose, a pentose sugar.
Cellulose is a polymer of glucose while hemicellulose ispredominantly composed of xylans which, after hydrolysis, yield the pentose sugar and xylose [7].
It confirms the presence of pentose sugar in the isolated biosurfactant of PDKT-2.
9,10] The pentose sugar, on the other hand, can be fermented to produce xylitol from xylose [11] and ethanol from xylose/arabinose [12,13,14].
Evidence that the pentose sugar ribose stimulates ATP synthesis and improves cardiac function led us to test the possibility that ribose increases tolerance to myocardial ischaemia in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD).
Concerning arabinose, a monosaccharide pentose sugar, increased levels were found following the cold treatment in clone 02 and Catucai, doubling its values under chilling.
Unlike DNA or DNA analogs, PNAs do not contain any pentose sugar or phosphate groups.