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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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].
That particular carbohydrate was found to be a pentose sugar and the glycerol was absent in the lipid, hence this indicates that the isolated biosurfactant was a glycolipid.
Extracted hemicellulose from dPPF was proved to be a potential source of pentose sugar that could be converted to furfural in the dehydration process.
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).
64.59 %, which might be due to most of pentose sugar (xylose) left unfermented by Saccharomyces cerevisiae as cotton stalk hydrolysate contains both xylose and glucose.
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.
Heterofermentative bacteria utilize both hexose and pentose sugars to produce lactic acid.