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Any of a group of polysaccharides found with cellulose in many woody plants and yielding pentoses on hydrolysis.
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(Biochemistry) biochem any of a group of polysaccharides, having the general formula (C5H8O4)n: occur in plants, humus, etc
[C20: from pentose + -an]
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(ˈpɛn təˌsæn)

any of a class of polysaccharides that occur in plants, humus, etc., and form pentoses upon hydrolysis.
[< German (1892), =Pentos(e) pentose + -an -ane]
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The small molecules are further classified into pentosan polysulfate, quinacrine, amphotericin B, and others.
The use of pentosan polysulfate has been primarily studied in interstitial cystitis.
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The analgesic subclass includes pentosan and phenazopyridine.
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The sole medication approved by the Food and Drug Administration for IC is pentosan polysulfate sodium (Elmiron), and it should be reserved for the minority of patients who don't experience significant improvement after giving the diet a reasonable shot, Dr.
Recent studies, conducted with commercial eucalypt used in Asia mills (Eucalyptus camaldulensis), showed good correlation between wood chemical composition/physical properties and harvesting age, as increasing basic density or decreasing pentosan content while increasing the harvesting age.
The pentosan fraction of cereals is a complex mixture of branched polysaccharides with an arabinoxylan backbone containing small amounts of glucose and ferulic acid [5].