furanose definition

  • noun:
    • A sugar having a cyclic framework resembling that of furan.
    • any cyclic hemiacetal kind of a monosaccharide having a five-membered band (the tetrahydrofuran skeleton)
    • A sugar having a cyclic framework resembling that furan.
    • any cyclic hemiacetal kind of a monosaccharide having a five-membered ring (the tetrahydrofuran skeleton)
    • A sugar having a cyclic construction resembling compared to furan.
    • any cyclic hemiacetal type of a monosaccharide having a five-membered ring (the tetrahydrofuran skeleton)

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