Pyranose Ring

Pyranose Ring Definition:

A six-membered cyclic hemiacetal form of a carbohydrate.

Pyranose Ring Explained:

A collective term for saccharides that have a chemical substance organization that includes a six-membered ring consisting of five carbon atoms and one oxygen atom. A pyranose in which the anomeric OH at C(l) has been converted into an OR group is called a pyranoside.