disaccharide

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n disaccharide any of a variety of carbohydrates that yield two monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
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Usage

In literature:

Examples of each of these three types of linkage are found among the common disaccharides, as will be pointed out below.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
These three disaccharids are the only common ones.
"Foods and Household Management" by Helen Kinne
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In news:

7,645,803 titled " saccharide foamable compositions," covers unique foamable compositions comprised of saccharides such as monosaccharides, disaccharides, oligosaccharides and honey.
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In science:

An interesting example is provided by trehalose, a disaccharide, which is found in animals capable of enduring cold temperatures or dry environments.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
This result suggests that, at sufficiently high concentrations, disaccharides might serve as an effective replacement for water.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
Molecular simulation study of phospholipid bilayers and insights of the interactions with disaccharides.
Biological and synthetic membranes: What can be learned from a coarse-grained description?
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