mannose definition

  • noun:
    • A monosaccharide, C6H12O6, obtained from mannan or because of the oxidation of mannitol.
    • A monosaccharide aldohexose present in manna alongside legumes.
    • title of three stereomeric compounds, C6H12O6. The dextro-derivative is found in groundnuts and is made by the oxidation of mannite.

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