Pentose sugar

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A pentose sugar is a monosaccharide with 5 carbon atoms. Pentose sugars are the deoxyribose sugars, which are part of nucleotides in DNA[1]

References

  1. Berg J., Tymoczko J and Stryer L. (2012) Biochemistry, 7th edition, New York: WH Freeman (p330)
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