Glycosylamine

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Cyclic hemiaminal ether bond derived from an aldehyde

Glycosylamines are a class of biochemical compounds consisting of an amine with a β-N-glycosidic bond to a carbohydrate, forming a cyclic hemiaminal ether bond (α-aminoether).

Examples include nucleosides such as adenosine.

The nucleoside adenosine

Examples[edit]

  • Ribofuranosylamine