A review on different modes and methods for yielding a pentose sugar: xylitol

  title={A review on different modes and methods for yielding a pentose sugar: xylitol},
  author={Hansa Jain and Sanjyot Mulay},
  journal={International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition},
  pages={135 - 143}
  • H. Jain, Sanjyot Mulay
  • Published 12 February 2014
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • International Journal of Food Sciences and Nutrition
Abstract Xylitol, a five-carbon polyalcohol, holds a substantial place in the cure and prevention of a number of diseases. The foremost reason for its lesser usage in day-to-day practice is its cost. The method employed on large scale production of this polyol, i.e. chemical reduction, uses extensive machinery and expensive chemicals thus increasing the basic cost of the sugar. Yield of xylitol by other methods including fermentation and enzymatic production is far less than chemical reduction… Expand
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