Galactomannan vs Mannose - What's the difference?

galactomannan | mannose | Derived terms |

Galactomannan is a derived term of mannose.


As nouns the difference between galactomannan and mannose

is that galactomannan is (carbohydrate) any of a class of polysaccharides, found in many gums, having a backbone composed of mannose with galactose sidechains while mannose is (organic chemistry) a monosaccharide aldohexose found in manna and other legumes.

galactomannan

English

Noun

(wikipedia galactomannan) (en noun)
  • (carbohydrate) Any of a class of polysaccharides, found in many gums, having a backbone composed of mannose with galactose sidechains.
  • mannose

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia mannose)
  • (organic chemistry) A monosaccharide aldohexose found in manna and other legumes.
  • Derived terms

    * galactomannan

    Synonyms

    * carubinose * seminose