But most of the natural gums yield a mixture of galactose, some pentose, and some complex organic acid.
It is usual to regard furfural as invariably produced from a pentose residue.
They bear the same relation to the pentose sugars as do the dextrosans to glucose, etc.
The time increase was less pronounced in the presence of the three pentose sugars used.
From the solution the author isolated crystalline galactose, but failed to isolate a pentose.
pentose pen·tose (pěn'tōs', -tōz')
Any of a class of monosaccharides having five carbon atoms per molecule and including ribose and several other sugars.