Definition of Hexosan

1. Noun. (carbohydrates) Any polysaccharide composed of hexoses ¹



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Definition of Hexosan

1. a carbohydrate [n -S] - See also: carbohydrate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hexosan

hexomino
hexominoes
hexon
hexone
hexones
hexonic acid
hexoprenaline
hexopyranose
hexopyranoses
hexopyranoside
hexopyranoside:cytochrome c oxidoreductase
hexopyranosides
hexosamine
hexosaminidase
hexosaminidases
hexosan (current term)
hexosans
hexose
hexose-1-phosphate uridylyltransferase
hexose monphosphate pathway
hexose phosphatase
hexose phosphate synthetase
hexoseaminidase a
hexosebisphosphatase
hexosephosphate isomerase
hexoses
hexosyltransferase
hexosyltransferases

Literary usage of Hexosan

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1. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1900)
"... oxy-hexoses (respectively anhydride) representing intermediate terms of a complex hexosan-pentosan series ; and in view of this probability we prefer as ..."

2. The Manufacture of Pulp and Paper: A Textbook of Modern Pulp and Paper Mill by J. Newell Stephenson (1922)
"Fusiform. Thick, but tapering toward each end. Fusiform ray is a medullary ray that is tapered at the ends. Galactan. A hexosan ..."

3. Bacteriology and Mycology of Foods by Fred Wilbur Tanner (1919)
"TABLE VI CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF AGAR-AGAR (After Whittaker, 1911) Chemically agar is a carbohydrate, a hexosan of the cellulose group of the ..."

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