Search for crossword answers and clues

Answer for the clue "Wood sugar ", 6 letters:

Alternative clues for the word xylose

Word definitions for xylose in dictionaries

Wikipedia Word definitions in Wikipedia
Xylose ( cf. Greek ξύλον , xylon , "wood") is a sugar first isolated from wood, and named for it. Xylose is classified as a monosaccharide of the aldopentose type, which means that it contains five carbon atoms and includes a formyl functional group . It ...

Wiktionary Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. (context organic compound English) One of the pentoses, C 5 H 10 O 5 , a white crystalline sugar, derived from wood.

WordNet Word definitions in WordNet
n. a sugar extracted from wood or straw; used in foods for diabetics [syn: wood sugar ]

The Collaborative International Dictionary Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Xylose \Xy"lose\, n. [Pref. xylo- + -ose.] (Chem.) An unfermentable sugar of the pentose class, C5H10O5 , formed by the hydrolysis of xylan; wood sugar.

Usage examples of xylose.

Remember you’ll need glucose, lactose, dulcitol, sucrose, mannitol, maltose, xylose, arabinose, rhamnose, and one tube for indole production.