a hexose, C6H12O6, obtained from the hydrolysis of the ivory nut and yielding mannitol upon reduction.
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It appears to be resolved by ultimate hydrolysis into dextrose and mannose.
The osones from glucose, mannose, and fructose are identical.
The process is reversible; mannose can be converted to mannonic acid, thence to gluconic acid, thence to glucose.
The hydrazones of the common sugars, with the exception of the one from mannose, are colorless compounds, easily soluble in water.
Mannan bears the same relation to mannose that starch does to glucose and inulin to fructose.
British Dictionary definitions for mannose
a hexose sugar found in mannitol and many polysaccharides. Formula: C 6 H 12 O 6
Word Origin for mannose
C20: from manna + -ose ²
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A monosaccharide obtained from various plants by the oxidation of mannitol.
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A naturally occurring simple sugar that is a stereoisomer of glucose. Chemical formula: C6H12O6.
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