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Definitions of Rhamnose

  1. A methylpentose whose L- isomer is found naturally in many plant glycosides and some gram- negative bacterial lipopolysaccharides.
  2. A dextrorotatory sugar occasionally excreted in the urine.
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Usage examples for Rhamnose

  1. After the last fraction had separated, the filtrate was shaken several times with ether and saved for further examination, which will be described under " Rhamnose – Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron) by William Anderson Syme
  2. The exception referred to is the occurrence of a free sugar, supposed to be rhamnose in a certain palm- wine. – Some Constituents of the Poison Ivy Plant: (Rhus Toxicodendron) by William Anderson Syme