A white crystalline sugar, C5 H10 O5 , that is a component of most hemicelluloses in plants.
A colorless, crystalline pentose, C5H10O5, formed by the hydrolysis of xylan, straw, corncobs, etc. and used as a sweetener, in dyeing, etc.
A crystalline monosaccharide, C5 H10 O5 , that is a component of most hemicelluloses in plants.
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.