Sidechain vs Galactomannan - What's the difference?

sidechain | galactomannan |


As nouns the difference between sidechain and galactomannan

is that sidechain is (organic chemistry) a part of an organic molecule that is attached to a core structure while galactomannan is (carbohydrate) any of a class of polysaccharides, found in many gums, having a backbone composed of mannose with galactose sidechains.

sidechain

Alternative forms

* side chain

Noun

(en noun)
  • (organic chemistry) A part of an organic molecule that is attached to a core structure.
  • Synonyms

    * R group

    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.