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Hexosamines

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Hexosamines

Hexosamines are amino sugars created by adding an amine group to a hexose.

Examples include:

  • Fructosamine (based upon fructose)
  • Galactosamine (based upon galactose)
  • Glucosamine (based upon glucose)
  • Mannosamine (based upon mannose)
  • References

    Hexosamines Wikipedia