Deoxy sugar

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Ribofuranose-2D-skeletal.png

Deoxyribose.svg
Comparison of the chemical
structures of ribose (top)
and deoxyribose (bottom).

Deoxy sugars [1] are sugars that have had a hydroxyl group replaced with a hydrogen atom.

Examples include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deoxy sugars". Nature Publishing Group. Retrieved 22 May 2016.

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