glucoside

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glucoside

[′glü·kə‚sīd]
(biochemistry)
One of a group of compounds containing the cyclic forms of glucose, in which the hydrogen of the hemiacetal hydroxyl has been replaced by an alkyl or aryl group.
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alpha]-Amylase is an endoglucosidase, that is, it does not require free ends of amylose chains for activity, but rather is capable of hydrolyzing internal [alpha]-1-4 glucosidic bonds.
Sp(ether)] on this surface, having a DS of 1, drops by almost one third; substituting one out of three hydroxyl groups of the glucosidic ring decreases its interaction ability by an equivalent fraction.
The NSP in barley are mainly [beta]-glucan, which has large portions of [beta]-1,4 or [beta]-1,3 glucosidic linkage.