pentosan [pen′tə san΄]
any of a group of plant carbohydrates which form pentoses upon undergoing hydrolysis

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  • Pentosan — Pen to*san, n. Also sane sane [From {Pentose}.] (Chem.) One of a class of substances (complex carbohydrates widely distributed in plants, as in fruits, gums, woods, hay, etc.) which yield pentoses on hydrolysis. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pentosan — pentozanas statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Pentozės polisacharidas. atitikmenys: angl. pentosan rus. пентозан …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Pentosan polysulfate — Drugbox IUPAC name = width = 150px CAS number=37300 21 3 ATC prefix=C05 ATC suffix=BA04 PubChem=37720 DrugBank= C=14 | H=26 | O=21 | S=4 molecular weight = 658.608 bioavailability= ? metabolism = ? elimination half life=? excretion = urine… …   Wikipedia

  • pentosan polysulfate sodium — a polysulfated derivative of a xylose containing, glucuronate substituted pentosan, with an average molecular weight between 4000 and 6000 daltons, and having fibrinolytic and anticoagulant actions; used as an antiinflammatory in the treatment of …   Medical dictionary

  • pentosan — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1892 any of various polysaccharides that yield only pentoses on hydrolysis and occur widely in plants …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pentosan — Glycan that, when hydrolyzed, yields only pentoses …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • pentosan — /pen teuh san /, n. Biochem. any of a class of polysaccharides that occur in plants, humus, etc., and form pentoses upon hydrolysis. [ < G (1892), equiv. to Pentos(e) PENTOSE + an ANE] * * * …   Universalium

  • pentosan — noun Any polysaccharide composed of pentoses …   Wiktionary

  • pentosan — A poly or oligosaccharide of a pentose; e.g., arabans, xylans. * * * pen·to·san pent ə .san n any of various polysaccharides that yield only pentoses on hydrolysis and are widely distributed in plants * * * pen·to·san (penґto san) any member of… …   Medical dictionary

  • Pentosan — Pen|to|san [↑ Pentose u. ↑ osan], das; s, e: veraltete Gruppenbez. für die Homoglykane der Pentosen, z. B. Arabinane u. Xylane …   Universal-Lexikon

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