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anomer

[′an·ə·mər]
(organic chemistry)
One of a pair of isomers of cyclic carbohydrates; resulting from creation of a new point of symmetry when a rearrangement of the atoms occurs at the aldehyde or ketone position.
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Glucose undergoes mutarotation between its different anomers.
anomers represented by the following formula A or formula B: ##STR1## wherein R is selected from the group consisting of C.
05 ppm were assigned to the N-acetyl protons of the [alpha] and [beta] anomers of sialic acid, respectively.