Xylose meaning

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A white crystalline sugar, C5 H10 O5 , that is a component of most hemicelluloses in plants.
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A colorless, crystalline pentose, C5H10O5, formed by the hydrolysis of xylan, straw, corncobs, etc. and used as a sweetener, in dyeing, etc.
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A crystalline monosaccharide, C5 H10 O5 , that is a component of most hemicelluloses in plants.
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A white crystalline sugar extracted from wood, straw, and corn. It is used in dyeing and tanning and as a substitute for sucrose in diabetic diets. Chemical formula: C5H10O5.
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(organic chemistry) One of the pentoses, C5H10O5, a white crystalline sugar, derived from wood.
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