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Formula  C6H13NO3
Molar mass  147.17 g/mol
Daunosamine httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommons55

Daunosamine is a deoxy sugar and amino sugar of the hexosamine class.

Daunosamine is a component of the anthracycline class of antineoplastics, linked to a derivative of naphthacene. It is a component of birch juice.

Chemical propeties:

Soluble in water. This deoxy sugar responds with polymers like cellulose and lignin if it is in excess, so collection of birch juice is very helpful for birch.


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