anomeric carbon


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anomeric carbon

[¦an·ə‚mir·ik ′kär·bən]
(biochemistry)
The carbon about which anomers rotate.
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The presence of the PAE resin seems to greatly influence the relaxation of the anomeric carbon, thereby yielding more of those species and longer relaxation times for the rapidly relaxing components.
Electronegative substituents at the C-2 position of saturated heterocycles or at the anomeric carbon of a pyranose ring favor the equatorial position much less than expected; often the axial position is favored.
Sucrose is a nonreducing disaccharide composed of glucose and fructose linked via their anomeric carbons.