L-(+)-Gulose, a rare aldohexose sugar C-3 epimer of galactose, is used in the development of various drugs and to glycosylate alginates. L-(+)-Gulose is a substrate of GDP-mannose 3′,5′-epimerase in plants and may be a precursor of L-ascorbic acid in plants.
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