pyranoside


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pyranoside

[pī′ran·ə‚sīd]
(biochemistry)
A glycoside whose cyclic sugar component resembles that of pyran.
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The latter effect refers to conformational preferences about the glycosidic linkage in pyranosides and has been shown by Lemieux to play a significant role in controlling the conformational preferences of oligosaccharides such as the blood group antigens; the preferences are of importance in molecular recognition events mediated by carbohydrate-protein interactions.