Origin of xylose
Examples from the Web for xylose
No trace of this substance is obtained from the xylose product.
They have found it possible to work up the corn cobs into glucose and xylose by heating with acid.
When finally hydrolyzed, they yield arabinose and xylose, respectively.The Chemistry of Plant Life|Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
But glucose can be more cheaply obtained from other starchy or woody materials and they cannot find a market for the xylose.
The product of hydrolysis appears, therefore, to be xylose or a closely related derivative.