American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of a series of compounds of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen in which the atoms of the latter two elements are in the ratio of 2:1, especially those containing the group C6H10O5.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A compound of sugar with a base; a sucrate.
- n. biochemistry The unit structure of carbohydrates, of general formula CnH2nOn. Either the simple sugars or polymers such as starch and cellulose. The saccharides exist in either a ring or short chain conformation, and typically contain five or six carbon atoms.
- n. an essential structural component of living cells and source of energy for animals; includes simple sugars with small molecules as well as macromolecular substances; are classified according to the number of monosaccharide groups they contain
“Additional ingredients such as saccharide, may be added to enhance either the flavor or the fermentation process.”
“Celebrity skin guru Ole Henriksen places equal emphasis on science and nature, mixing some high-tech ingredients like saccharide isomerate, which helps to regulate moisture and reduce dryness, with a long list of unusual natural ones, including African red tea.”
“The FDA noted that "the saccharide composition (glucose to fructose ratio) of HFCS is approximately the same as that of honey, invert sugar and the disaccharide sucrose (table sugar).”
“With a complex molecule, say a complex saccharide, polypeptide, or DNA the electrons are arranged in what I can only describe in more “artistic” systems.”
“Microbial utilization of mono - and di-saccharide residues”
“As fossil fuels become scarcer, many nations may need to turn to the ethanol fermentation of waste saccharide materials as a source of energy (7).”
“IntroductionMicrobial utilization of mono - and di-saccharide residuesMicrobial conversion of starchy residuesMicrobial conversion of complex mixtures of compounds (Polysaccharides, Proteins, Lipids, etc.)”
“Glucosamine is an amino saccharide and a natural component of joint cartilage.”
“The liquid form of the pharmaceutical composition may further contain physiological saline solution, dextrose or other saccharide solution, or glycols such as ethylene glycol, propylene glycol or polyethylene glycol.”
“LPS consists of a complex chain made of various saccharide molecules and a lipid that anchors the structure in the cell membrane.”
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