reducing sugar

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reducing sugar

[ri′düs·iŋ ‚shu̇g·ər]
(organic chemistry)
Any of the sugars that because of their free or potentially free aldehyde or ketone groups, possess the property of readily reducing alkaline solutions of many metallic salts such as copper, silver, or bismuth; examples are the monosaccharides and most of the disaccharides, including maltose and lactose.
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Mannitol is chemically inert, has low moisture content and is a non-reducing sugar, making it suitable for formulation as it will not react with the API.
total soluble solids (TSS), pH, acidity, reducing sugar, non-reducing sugar and ascorbic acid by using the standard method of AOAC (2012).
The non-reducing sugar content (NRS), total soluble sugar (TSS) and total soluble proteins (TSP) were higher in cv.
Other treatments indicated significant differences and the lowest percent of non-reducing sugar were observed in control.
Another striking observation was that reducing sugars did not offer huge imbalances as was observable in the case of non-reducing sugar.
The energy drinks evaluated in this study have a high erosive potential, as they present low pH and a high non-reducing sugar content.
It is a non-reducing sugar, resistant to hydrolysis, and is not involved in the Maillard browning reaction.
Non-reducing sugar contents in the grains of all samples were slightly different from each other.
578 , respectively; whereas those of the NDF, ADF, cellulose, silica, total either, non-reducing sugar, total sugars, calcium, and magnesium were seen to have a negative effect on the jassids populations per leaf on okra with correlation coefficient values of 0.
Trehalose's structure results in a chemically stable, non-reducing sugar with many important functional characteristics.