Cladinose

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Cladinose
Cladinose.png
Names
IUPAC name
(4R,5S,6S)-4-Methoxy-4,6-dimethyl-tetrahydropyran-2,5-diol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
Properties
C8H16O4
Molar mass 176.21 g/mol
Density 1.156 g/mL
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Cladinose is a hexose deoxy sugar that in several antibiotics (such as erythromycin) is attached to the macrolide ring.

In ketolides, a relatively new class of antibiotics, the cladinose is replaced with a keto group.

Erythromycin A with cladinose visible at bottom

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