Pentose vs Orcinol - What's the difference?

pentose | orcinol |


As nouns the difference between pentose and orcinol

is that pentose is (carbohydrate) a sugar or saccharide containing five carbon atoms while orcinol is (organic compound) a natural phenolic organic compound that occurs in many species of lichen, used in the production of orcein and as a reagent in some chemical tests for pentoses.

pentose

Noun

(en noun)
  • (carbohydrate) A sugar or saccharide containing five carbon atoms.
  • Ribose, found in RNA, is a common pentose

    Hypernyms

    * monosaccharide

    Hyponyms

    * ketopentose :* ribulose :* xylulose * aldopentose :* ribose :* arabinose :* xylose :* lyxose * deoxyribose

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    orcinol

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia orcinol)
  • (organic compound) A natural phenolic organic compound that occurs in many species of lichen, used in the production of orcein and as a reagent in some chemical tests for pentoses.
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