disaccharide


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disaccharide

[dī′sak·ə‚rīd]
(biochemistry)
Any of the class of compound sugars which yield two monosaccharide units upon hydrolysis.
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haemolytica serotype A1 is composed of a disaccharide repeat of N-acetylmannosaminuronic acid linked with N-acetylmannosamine.
Analytical method for the determination of disaccharides derived from keratan, heparan, and dermatan sulfates in human serum and plasma by high-performance liquid chromatography/turbo ionspray ionization tandem mass spectrometry.
Glucosamine is an amino monosaccharide nutrient and precursor of the disaccharide unit of glycosaminoglycan, which is the building block of the proteoglycan component of the cartilage matrix.
Because vaccine adjuvants using Lipid A have proven to be safe and effective in inducing Th-1 type immune responses to heterologous proteins in animal and human vaccines, Avanti developed Phosphorylated HexaAcyl Disaccharide (PHAD[TM]) the first fully synthetic monophosphoryl Lipid A available for use as an adjuvant in human vaccines.
Some visible skin changes can be induced by the consequence of dermal glycosaminoglycans, because the total amount, as well as the composition of the main disaccharide units, is significantly altered in the exposed sites of both aged people and photoaged mice.
Sucrose is a disaccharide that contains equal parts glucose and fructose.
In essence, glycosaminoglycans are long unbranched chains of repeating disaccharide units, each comprising an N-acetyl hexosamine and either a hexose or hexuronic acid.
Sucrose is a disaccharide, consisting of two sugars (glucose and fructose) chemically bonded together.
Reagent 2 was employed in the synthesis of N-sulfated glucosamine derivatives as well as a disulfated disaccharide.
Palatinose[TM] (generic name: isomaltulose) is a disaccharide derived from sucrose, and a natural constituent of e.
FDA noted in 1996, "the saccharide composition (glucose to fructose ratio) of HFCS is approximately the same as that of honey, invert sugar and the disaccharide sucrose (or table sugar).
It is synthesized from the disaccharide sucrose, and consists of fructose linked by [beta](2-->1) bonds that terminate with a glucose monomer.