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Anomer

Anomer
(Science: biochemistry) stereoisomers of a sugar which differ only in how they are configured about their respective carbonyl (anomeric) carbon atom. Interconversion (mutarotation) is anomerisation and is promoted by mutarotases (aldose epimerases).


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