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).
Verdezyne has identified, engineered and now patented a unique class of xylose isomerases that enable yeast to ferment xylose, the primary pentose sugar in cellulosic feedstocks, to ethanol at high yields under completely anaerobic conditions," said Dr.
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.
the world's leading developer of pharmaceutical and nutritional applications for ribose, a naturally occurring pentose sugar and source of cellular energy, announces that its BIOENERGY brand Ribose(TM) has gained GRAS ("Generally Recognized As Safe") status under rules of the U.
Ribose is a simple, 5-carbon monosaccharide, or pentose sugar, used to stimulate natural energy production when added to the diet.