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- n. The deoxy sugar alcohol (2R,3S,4R,5S)-hexane-1,2,3,4,5-pentanol derived from a seaweed
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There are other polyols that are found in elevated concentrations during the winter, but not in the molar quantities of an antifreeze solute (the combined effect, however, is to further reduce the freezing point of the solution); these include inositol, fucitol, arabitol, zylitol, rhamnitol, and ribitol.
(GlcNAcβ1-3) fucitol, was not detectable in whole embryos, mass spectrometry fragmentation and exoglycosidase sensitivity defined a novel glucuronyl trisaccharide as GlcNAcβ1-3 (GlcAβ1-4) fucitol.