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  1. xylulose(Noun)

    The ketopentose (3R,4S)-1,3,4,5-Tetrahydroxypentan-2-one


  1. Xylulose

    Xylulose is a ketopentose, a monosaccharide containing five carbon atoms, and including a ketone functional group. It has the chemical formula C5H10O5. In nature, it occurs in both the L- and D-enantiomers.

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  1. Xylulose

    A 5-carbon keto sugar.

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