American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A carbohydrate that consists of a relatively small number of monosaccharides.
- n. biochemistry a polysaccharide of low molecular weight, being a polymer of between three and seven monosaccharide units
- n. any of the carbohydrates that yield only a few monosaccharide molecules on complete hydrolysis
- From oligo- + saccharide (Wiktionary)
“Readers are advised to find one that contains 'oligosaccharide' which, as someone who's baked professionally for a few decades, had no idea what that was.”
“She writes: "Mild-acid hydrolytic de-polymerization of carageenan affords poligeenan, a mixture of lower molecular weight polysaccharides and oligosaccharide products.”
“Its sweet flavour comes from the fructo-oligosaccharide also known as inulin.”
“SizeOn also contains a unique, proprietary, patent-pending oligosaccharide called”
“This type of research has been performed and duplicated many times in the past" quadrupole time-of-flight (QTOF) LC/MS technology provided researchers a new view of the oligosaccharide (sugar) structures produced in breast milk across stages of lactation among human mothers.”
“Aronson NN Jr, Halloran BA, Alexyev MF, Amable L, Madura JD, et al. (2003) Family 18 chitinase-oligosaccharide substrate interaction: subsite preference and anomer selectivity of”
“Phe261 forms a hydrophobic interaction with the oligosaccharide.”
“There are thousands of oligosaccharide structures present in human breast milk and we need to determine which are the most effective.”
“Goss PE, Reid CL, Bailey D, Dennis JW (1997) Phase IB clinical trial of the oligosaccharide processing inhibitor swainsonine in patients with advanced malignancies.”
“More subtle roles for α − and β − mannosides are found in the glycans of higher organisms, where oligosaccharide diversity affords cell signaling and recognition events that lead oligosaccharides to play the role of "glycocode"; the language of cellular communication”
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