Pentose

Definition of Pentose

Pen´tose
n.1.(Chem.) Any of a group of sugars of the formula C5H10O5, such as as arabinose or ribose; - so called from the five carbon atoms in the molecule. They are not fermented by yeast.

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monosaccharide, monosaccharose, simple sugar
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