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glycosyl compound

 

Definition: the compound formed between a sugar and another organic substance in which the OH of the reducing (hemiacetal) group of the former is removed, the natural nucleosides, in which a heterocyclic N becomes linked directly to the C-1 of ribose (or deoxyribose) to yield ribosyl compounds.

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