Mannan meaning

mănăn, -ən
Any of a group of plant polysaccharides that are polymers of mannose.
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Any of a group of plant polysaccharides that are polymers of mannose.
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(biochemistry) A plant polysaccharide that is a highly branched polymer of mannose (galactose or glucose).
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Origin of mannan

  • mann(ose) –an

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition