mannosamine


mannosamine
2-Amino-2-deoxymannose; the d-isomer is a constituent of neuraminic acid s as well as mucolipids and mucoproteins.

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man·no·sa·mine (mə-noґsə-mēn) the amino sugar derivative of mannose at the 2 carbon; it is a component of neuraminic acid.

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